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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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Adverbdirectly (not comparable)
- In a direct manner; in a straight line or course.
- In a straightforward way; without anything intervening; not by secondary, but by direct means.
- Without circumlocution or ambiguity; absolutely; in express terms.
- Exactly; just.
- directly across the street
- Straightforwardly; honestly.
- (dated) immediately
- (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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