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straightaway

Translation of straightaway in Spanish:

adverb straight away

American English: /ˌstreɪdəˈweɪ/
British English: /ˌstreɪtəˈweɪ/
  • I'll do it straightaway
    ahora mismo or enseguida lo hago
    she did it straightaway
    lo hizo enseguida or inmediatamente
    Example sentences
    • The Inspector, who was also at the meeting, urged anyone finding drugs paraphernalia, including burned tin foil and syringes, to contact the police straightaway.
    • Child protection officers will be under instructions to report any allegations straightaway to Mr Morris and to appropriate authorities such as police and social services.
    • Linda took the courageous decision to waive her anonymity in the hope of encouraging other victims of sexual and physical abuse to report their situations to the police straightaway.

noun

American English: /ˌstreɪdəˈweɪ/
British English: /ˌstreɪtəˈweɪ/

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