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straightaway

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

straightaway

 and straight off
right away; immediately, without thinking or considering. We'll have to depart straight off. Straightaway I knew something was wrong.
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"Another trick that works with a bucktail or a crankbait is to give twitches in the straightaway, then pop the rod forward for a jolt of speed.
It said the govt could straightaway withdraw the privilege giving a signal that everybody was equal ..
However if you receive a notice from the freeholder you must see a solicitor straightaway. And you should sort this out soon since it will present a problem if you wish to sell.
We strongly urge anyone receiving such a phone call not to give any information to the caller, but report it to the police straightaway."
He warned the profiteers to display the rate lists on the conspicuous places of their shops and avoid overcharging otherwise they would be sent to jail straightaway. Later, Special Price Magistrate Sohail Maqbool conducted raids on Tandoors of Sasti Roti and 3 Nanbies were find Rs.
Police and local people, on receiving information, commenced rescue efforts straightaway and took out the dead bodies and injured people following the accident and shifted them to nearby hospital.
He said: "I felt pain in my bicep straightaway after that ball, so I stopped."
A Foreign Office spokesman told The DailyTelegraph, "We reminded the palace two weeks ago about our new rules, and they responded straightaway that they were fine about it."
The handling is wonderful; the car corners well and blows down a straightaway.
"He got on the right lead straightaway, which is a big help.
"Officers are appealing for Stephen to make contact with them, or anyone who recognises him to call police straightaway.
Officers are appealing for Lyndsey to make contact with them, or anyone who recognises her to call police straightaway.
"I keep one by my bed, so when I wake up in the middle of the night with an idea or lyrics I can capture them straightaway."
Sergeant Nick Hill, of Northallerton Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: "I would like to speak to anyone who can identify the offenders and ask them to contact the police or Crimestoppers straightaway as I am intent on catching the offenders," he added.