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straightaway

adverb uk   /ˌstreɪt.əˈweɪ/ us    /ˌstreɪt̬-/
B1 immediately: We don't have to go straightaway, do we?

straightaway

noun [C] uk   /ˌstreɪt.əˈweɪ/ us    /ˌstreɪt̬-/ US ( UK straight)
the straight part of a racetrack (= the track on which competitors race): And the runners are just coming up to the finishing straightaway.
Translations of “straightaway”
in Chinese (Traditional) 立即,馬上…
in Chinese (Simplified) 立即,马上…
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