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straight (or right) away (or informal off)

Definition of straight or right away or informal off in English:

Immediately: the clerk recognized her straight away
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  • 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?
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Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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