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Re: My priorities are not as straight as they could be

Posted by Smokey Stover on April 01, 2006

In Reply to: My priorities are not as straight as they could be posted by nepheline on April 01, 2006

: what does this sentence mean? especially the word "straight"?
: "My priorities are not as straight as they could be?"
: thank you!

Straight means both direct (on a straight line, straightforward) and honest (not bent or crooked). How does that apply to priorities? I can only guess, but I think the speaker or writer means that his ability to keep to his priorities is subject to a little deviation here and there, when bad habits or undesirable temptations cross him up. He admits to being subject to human weakness. SS