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直球
Readings
ちょっきゅう
chokkyuu
ちょくきゅう
chokukyuu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 変化球
Baseball term
straight ball (pitch)

straight, frankein Straight
Kanji
ON: チョク, ジキ, ジカKUN: ただ.ちに, なお.す, -なお.す, なお.る, なお.き, す.ぐ
straightaway, honesty, frankness, fix, repair

ON: キュウKUN: たま
ball, sphere

Example sentences
奥歯に物の挟まった言い方をせず、ズバリ直球で言ってあげる事をお勧めします。Parts: 奥歯 (おくば), (もの), 挟まる (はさまる), 言い方 (いいかた), ずばり, 直球 (ちょっきゅう), 言う (いう), 上げる (あげる), (こと), お勧め (おすすめ)I recommend giving it to them straight, don't waffle your way around the subject.

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