Examples of shortly in a Sentence
He left shortly after you did.
“I can't help you right now,” he said shortly.
Recent Examples of shortly from the Web
He was located by courthouse security officers shortly after fleeing, according to the release.
The second child, whose injuries were not life-threatening, was going to be taken to a hospital shortly.
Klarman’s firm, the Baupost Group, says the e-book version was posted without authorization and will shortly be taken down by Amazon as a copyright violation.
Bourgeois appeared frail and needed a cane while appearing in court shortly after he was taken back into custody.
Paramedics responded to the 7100 block of South Chappel Avenue shortly after 5:30 p.m. and took the victim, an adult male, to Jackson Park Hospital, where he will be pronounced dead, said Larry Merritt, a fire department spokesman.
Costello, 22, was picked in the 31st round, No. 933 overall, of the 2017 draft, shortly after Central Connecticut, NEC Tournament champ, was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament at TCU.
The father-to-be is Upton's husband Justin Verlander, a pitcher for the Houston Astros, who shared the news in an adorable Instagram of his own shortly after Upton's post.
The crash happened shortly before 12:30 a.m. on Osceola Parkway, near Storey Lake Boulevard.
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in a nutshell, in a word, in brief, in short, in sum;
SHORTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shortly for English Language Learners
: in or within a short time
: in a very brief and unfriendly way
SHORTLY Defined for Kids
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