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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “shortly”

shortly

adverb
 
 
/ˈʃɔːt.li/ US  /ʃɔːrt-/
soon
不久,很快
We will shortly be arriving in King's Cross Station.
我們馬上就要到國王十字車站了。
In the future and soonPeriods of time - general words
shortly after/before sth a short time after or before something
…之後/之前不久
Shortly after you left, a man came into the office looking for you.
你離開後不久就有一名男子來到辦公室找你。
Before, after and alreadyAfter and behind
(Definition of shortly from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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