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    #1

    a straight arrow

    Dear teachers,

    Would you tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    Smith, a wonderfully old-fashioned straight arrow, was right in character, when, upon being asked if Tiriacís gamesmanship had bothered him, he said, ďI donít call that gamesmanship, I call that rudeness!Ē

    a straight arrow = a morally upright person

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    #2

    Re: a straight arrow

    I agree with your definition.

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    #3

    Re: a straight arrow

    I agree, too.

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