Translation of "promptly" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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promptlyadverb

uk /ˈprɒmpt.li/ us /ˈprɑːmpt.li/

B2 quickly, without delay, or at the arranged time

迅速地,立即,依照預定時間地
We'll have to leave fairly promptly (= on time) if we want to catch that train. 如果我們要趕那班火車,就得準時出發。
We try to answer readers' letters as promptly (= quickly) as we can. 我們努力儘快答覆讀者來信。
She promised she'd keep it secret and promptly (= immediately after) went and told Dad! 她答應了要保密,隨後卻立即告訴了班!

More examples

  • She came promptly on the dot of eleven.
  • The senator's weekend utterances were promptly rebutted by three of his colleagues on Monday.
  • The emergency services arrived promptly at the scene.

(Translation of “promptly” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)