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Shoot straight

Also, shoot square. Deal fairly and honestly, as in You can’t trust most car salesmen, but Jim always shoots straight, or We always shoot square with our customers. These colloquial terms use straight and square in the sense of “straightforward and honest,” and shoot in the sense of “deal with.”


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