Translation of "promptly" - English-Italian dictionary


adverb uk /ˈprɒmpt·li/ us /ˈprɑmpt·li/

quickly, without delay, or at the arranged time

We’ll have to leave fairly promptly (= on time) if we want to catch that train. Dovremo partire velocemente se vogliamo prendere quel treno.
We try to answer readersletters as promptly (= quickly) as we can. Cerchiamo di rispondere alle lettere dei nostri lettori il prima possibile.
She promised she’d keep it secret and promptly (= immediately after) went and told Ben! Aveva promesso che l’avrebbe tenuto segreto e poi subito è andata a dirlo a Ben!

(Translation of “promptly” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)