right away

adverb

Definition of right away

: without delay or hesitation : immediately

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Examples of right away in a Sentence

you need to have this fixed right away

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Regardless of whether parents see noticeable changes right away, Pont said, there are long-term benefits of instilling healthier habits in children. Washington Post, "As with adults, no easy way to address weight with children," 30 Aug. 2019 Regardless of whether parents see noticeable changes right away, Pont said, there are long-term benefits of instilling healthier habits in children. Candice Choi, BostonGlobe.com, "As with adults, no easy way to address weight with children," 30 Aug. 2019 After a power outage, some food that has gone unrefrigerated must be eaten right away or get thrown out. The Christian Science Monitor, "Mountain climbing with Spirit," 30 Aug. 2019 Livongo also employs a small army of health coaches who call patients right away when their blood sugar readings come in too high or too low. STAT, "Diabetes-coaching startup Livongo files to go public in a test for health tech," 28 June 2019 The 6-foot-5 Silva will be a stashed pick that won’t come over to the Pelicans right away, a source told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Andrew Lopez, nola.com, "Pelicans select Marcos Louzada Silva at No. 35, trade away No. 39," 20 June 2019 Some are bought openly and sent overseas right away. Azam Ahmed, New York Times, "One Handgun, 9 Murders: How American Firearms Cause Carnage Abroad," 25 Aug. 2019 The dust jacket of the Italian edition of The Catholic School tells its readers right away that the book is inspired by this near-mythical crime. Tim Parks, Harper's magazine, "Murder Italian Style," 19 Aug. 2019 If the child isn't breathing, send someone for an Automated External Defibrillator and start CPR right away. Maria Elena Vizcaino, Dallas News, "'Everyone is vulnerable to it': Experts warn about the risk hot cars pose for children," 16 July 2019

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First Known Use of right away

1749, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2019

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The first known use of right away was in 1749

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