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    Smile difficult sentence

    hi at all
    in this sentence
    I've been on the straight and narrow,
    And it's due to come off in a couple of Days.

    i founded narrow as adjective not as name so i don't understand the meaning of narrow and of it's due

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    Re: difficult sentence

    "the straight and narrow" is an abbreviation for "the straight and narrow path" which is a symbolic term for virtuous behaviour.

    "it's due to come off" >> it is scheduled to happen, or just it is scheduled to be removed. Context will tell you which is the right one.

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