Meaning of “then and there” in the English Dictionary

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"then and there" in British English

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then and there

also there and then

immediately:

I suggested he call his mother and he did it there and then.

(Definition of “then and there” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"then and there" in American English

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then and there

infmlimmediately:

She walked in and I decided to tell her then and there.

(Definition of “then and there” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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