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I always have a pad on my bedside, in case I want to write straight away.

"I tried to get out there to warn people from the black tweets straight away in case it all got hectic," he explained.

After a straight-away run of a hundred yards, it coiled serpentlike around the mountain's crest.

You need not conclude, unless you wish, that I wanted to start him straight away to the devil.

Until that moment he had been running straight away from Fred, but now, of necessity, he turned partly toward him.

No; we mount and ride straight away into his territory, spot the treason, deport him, and rule in his place!

Usually, she would have circled around him, beaten him in the straight-away, and gained the protection of our small-mouthed cave.


On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to straight away, such as: directly, forthwith, instantly, promptly, rapidly, and shortly.

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