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straight away

This page is about the collocation straight away

collocation pattern: adverb + adverb

Meaning

immediately

For example

  • Can you come straight away? It's an emergency.

  • Even though I hadn't seen her for thirty years, I recognised her straight away.

Note:
Also "right away" and "at once"

Quick Quiz

If you go somewhere straight away, you go

a. by a direct route

b. without delay

c. far away

Contributor: Matt Errey