Definition of straight (or right) away in US English:

straight (or right) away

phrase

  • Immediately.

    ‘the clerk recognized her straight away’
    • ‘If you don't tell us straight away about any changes, you may not be getting all the money you are entitled to, or you could be building up an overpayment which you may have to pay back.’
    • ‘Are graves filled in straight away after the burial?’
    at once, right away, now, right now, that minute, this minute, that very minute, this very minute, that instant, this instant, immediately, instantly, in a flash, like a flash, directly, on the spot, forthwith, without further ado, without more ado, promptly, quickly, without delay, then and there, there and then, here and now, a.s.a.p., as soon as possible, as quickly as possible, with all speed
    at once, straight away, now, right now, that minute, this minute, that very minute, this very minute, that instant, this instant, immediately, instantly, in a flash, like a flash, directly, on the spot, forthwith, without further ado, without more ado, promptly, quickly, without delay, then and there, there and then, here and now, a.s.a.p., as soon as possible, as quickly as possible, with all speed
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