straight off
adverb Date: circa 1841 at once ; immediately

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  • straight off — ► straight off (or out) informal without hesitation or deliberatio n. Main Entry: ↑straight …   English terms dictionary

  • straight off — adverb without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening he answered immediately found an answer straightaway an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith Come here now! • Syn: ↑immediately, ↑instantly, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight off — {adv. phr.} At once; immediately. * /After school is over, you come home straight off, and don t waste time./ * /He asked his father for the car, but his father said straight off that he couldn t have it./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • straight off — {adv. phr.} At once; immediately. * /After school is over, you come home straight off, and don t waste time./ * /He asked his father for the car, but his father said straight off that he couldn t have it./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • straight\ off — adv. phr. At once; immediately. After school is over, you come home straight off, and don t waste time. He asked his father for the car, but his father said straight off that he couldn t have it …   Словарь американских идиом

  • straight off — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb Without delay: directly, forthwith, immediately, instant, instantly, now, right away, right off, straightaway. Idioms: at once, first off. See TIME …   English dictionary for students

  • straight off — right away, directly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • straight off (or out) — informal without hesitation or deliberation. → straight …   English new terms dictionary

  • straight — ► ADJECTIVE 1) extending uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend. 2) properly positioned so as to be level, upright, or symmetrical. 3) in proper order or condition. 4) honest and direct. 5) (of thinking) clear and logical. 6) in …   English terms dictionary

  • straight — [strāt] adj. [ME streght, pp. of strecchen, to STRETCH] 1. having the same direction throughout its length; having no curvature or angularity [a straight line] 2. not crooked, bent, bowed, wavy, curly, etc. [straight hair] 3. upright; erect… …   English World dictionary

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