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straighten

US [ˈstreɪt(ə)n]
UK ['streɪt(ə)n]
  • v.挺直;(使)变直
  • Web整顿;拉直;弄直
Simple Present:straightens  Present Participle:straightening  Past Tense:straightened  
Straighten
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1.
[t][i]
(使)变直,变正to become straight; to make sth straight
I straightened my tie and walked in.
我把领带拉正,走了进去。
The road bends here then straightens out.
公路在这儿拐弯,然后就直了。
2.
[t][i]
挺直,端正(身体)to make your body straight and vertical
He stood up and straightened his shoulders.
他站起身,挺起肩膀。
I straightened myself up to answer the question.
我直起身来回答问题。
Straighten up slowly, then repeat the exercise ten times.
慢慢挺直身体,然后把这个动作重复十次。

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