straight off


Definition of straight off

: at once : immediately

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Examples of straight off in a Sentence

I told her straight off that I was not going to do that.

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In one scene, she's got on this pin-straight Off-White shirt that’s power in the front and a bit of femininity in the back with a waterfall ruffle. Scarlett Newman, Teen Vogue, "Little’s Costume Designer Danielle Hollowell On Dressing Marsai Martin," 12 Apr. 2019 Olivia Palermo is not one to take a look straight off the runway to the streets. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "Two for One," 21 July 2014 Tyler Jo One notable thing that will be different straight off the bat is Max's relationship with her brother, Billy. Sally Holmes, Marie Claire, "Sadie Sink Is No Stranger to Style," 17 Jan. 2019 Wear these two together for a mod equestrian look straight off the streets of Havana. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "10 Instagram-Worthy Ways to Wear Boyfriend Jeans," 8 Jan. 2019 The 20-year-old is not expected to fully recover in time for England''s opening game against Tunisia in four days time, ensuring Southgate has a selection dilemma straight off the bat., "Jamie Vardy Compares England's Relaxed Mood With Leicester's Title Winning Side," 14 June 2018 The Kardashian-Jenner sisters wore looks straight off the Victoria's Secret runway and totally won sexiest costumes of 2018. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner Just Revealed the Halloween Costume She Wore While Pregnant," 2 Nov. 2018 The look was basically straight off the Spring/Summer 2019 runways, but according to Kim Kardashian's Instagram Story, North came up with the idea herself. Leah Prinzivalli, Teen Vogue, "North West Wore Bright Orange Eyeliner," 1 Oct. 2018 The look was basically straight off the Spring/Summer 2019 runways, but according to Kim Kardashian West's Instagram Story, North came up with the idea herself. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "North West Wore Bright Orange Eyeliner to Attend Saturday Night Live With Mom Kim Kardashian," 1 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of straight off

circa 1841, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of straight off was circa 1841

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