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straight away

At once; immediately; without delay or hesitation. When I walked in the room, I knew straight away that something bad had happened between my brothers. We'll be heading out straight away, just as soon as I find my keys.
See also: away, straight

straight off

At once; immediately; without delay or hesitation. When I walked in the room, I knew straight off that something bad had happened between my brothers. When we land, we'll be catching the next flight straight off—there is no layover.
See also: off, straight

straight off

Also, straight away. Immediately, as in I knew straight off that he was lying, or I'll get to the dishes straight away. The first term dates from the late 1700s, the variant from the mid-1600s.
See also: off, straight
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In other words the lambs taken straight off the mountain had the healthiest meat of all, and none of the feeding experiments were able to improve on this," said Prof Edwards-Jones.
Straight off, I got to tell you, I don't smoke pot.
From farm-fresh Jersey reds straight off the vine, through tomatoes served in pill form or made into whiskey, up to what we know now as ketchup, the strange and interesting journey of the tomato through American cuisine is meticulously and faithfully documented in this historical study.
Hemming acknowledges straight off that "This book concerns itself with the memory of Heidegger" (p.
Using Acrobat reader (downloaded from the site) it is easy to pick up any Niro brochure straight off the site and there are also email contacts at Niro for specific enquiries and links.
on a hot puce ground might almost have been lifted straight off a page from Green Eggs and Ham.
Members of the public can tour the brewery and sample barbecue straight off the competitor's grills.
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This newest collection--and it is worthy of the status of collector's item straight off the shelf--looks at the newly freed blacks who built America and stood ready to be forgotten, taking readers "from Emancipation to the Great Migration.
In exchange for cutting senior management into the action, he was able to get cars straight off the assembly line for far less than the cost of production, which he then sold at immense profit through his newly founded chain of auto dealerships.
At 42nd Street, the Philip Morris Company has installed a branch of the Whitney Museum as a pleasant greeting for tourists straight off the trains, planes and buses that bring them to Grand Central Station.
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Mick is worried about his son, so he runs straight off to talk to Lee and, after a heart-toheart, he finally agrees to see a doctor and talk through his options.
The current divorce 'mindset' is to head straight off to a courtroom, for what is often a long, drawn-out battle which can cost the earth and do irreparable damage to family relationships, especially where children are concerned.
With her big hair in a big flick and a revealing halter-neck dress, the 34-year-old singer could have walked straight off the set of Charlie's Angels.