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Go straight


Obey the rules. Typically has been used to mean someone who had an immoral or criminal  history, has changed to be an accepted member of society. It also may refer to someone who was a homosexual changing to become heterosexual: from gay to straight. (Compare to Toe the line.) (Different from Keep a straight face.)

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