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straight away

See definition of straight away on Dictionary.com
  • as inimmediately
  • as ininstantly
  • as inreadily
  • as inright

synonyms for straight away

  • directly
  • forthwith
  • instantly
  • promptly
  • rapidly
  • shortly
  • soon
  • urgently
  • now
  • PDQ
  • anon
  • at short notice
  • away
  • double-time
  • hereupon
  • in a New York minute
  • in a flash
  • in a jiffy
  • in nothing flat
  • instantaneously
  • instanter
  • like now
  • now or never
  • on the dot
  • on the double
  • on the spot
  • pronto
  • right now
  • soon afterward
  • straight off
  • summarily
  • thereupon
  • this instant
  • this minute
  • tout de suite
  • unhesitatingly
  • without delay
  • without hesitation

antonyms for straight away

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  • later
  • eventually
  • never
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How to use straight away in a sentence

It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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