Straighten vs Koshinage - What's the difference?

straighten | koshinage |


As a verb straighten

is to cause to become straight.

As a noun koshinage is

(sumo) a kimarite in which the attacker turns his opponent while pulling him onto his hips then straightens his knees and throws him over and onto his back.

straighten

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To cause to become straight.
  • To become straight.
  • To put in ; to tidy up.
  • to straighten one's affairs, or an account
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  • , year=2011 , date=Septembe 24 , author=Ben Dirs , title=Rugby World Cup 2011: England 67-3 Romania , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Tuilagi and Ashton started in lively fashion, centre Tuilagi doing what he does best, straightening and bursting into the line, and Ashton always looking to leave his wing and get involved in the action.}}
  • To clarify a situation or concept to (an audience).
  • (slang) To .
  • To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
  • Derived terms

    * straightener * straighten out

    See also

    * straiten

    koshinage

    English

    Noun

  • (sumo) a kimarite in which the attacker turns his opponent while pulling him onto his hips then straightens his knees and throws him over and onto his back