One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I shall see you presently’
soon, shortly, directly, quite soon, in a short time, in a little while, in a short while, at any minute, at any moment, at any second, in a minute, in a moment, in a second, in less than no time, in less than no time at all, in next to no time, before long, by and by
North American momentarily
South African just now
informal pretty soon, any moment now, before you know it, before you can say Jack Robinson, in a jiffy, in two shakes of a lamb's tail
British informal in a mo
archaic, informal anon
literary ere long
2‘he is presently abroad’
at present, currently, at the moment, at this moment, at the present moment, at the present time, now, nowadays, these days, today, in this day and age
British informal at the minute
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