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English definition of “straight”


adverb (IMMEDIATELY)    /streɪt/
B1 immediately: I got home and went straight to bed. Shall we go straight to the party or stop off at a pub first? Time is short so I'll get straight to the point (= explain the matter immediately). → See also straightawayImmediately straight away/off B1 mainly UK immediately: I knew straight away what you were thinking. We don't need to go straight off - we can stay for a little while.Immediately
(Definition of straight adverb (IMMEDIATELY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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