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directly

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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
George Borrow
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English

Pronunciation

Adverb

directly (not comparable)

Positive
directly

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. In a direct manner; in a straight line or course.
  2. In a straightforward way; without anything intervening; not by secondary, but by direct means.
  3. Without circumlocution or ambiguity; absolutely; in express terms.
  4. Exactly; just.
    directly across the street
  5. Straightforwardly; honestly.
  6. (dated) immediately
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Soon; later; when it becomes convenient
    We'll go to the store directly, but first I need to finish sweeping.

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