Examples of straight off in a Sentence
I told her straight off that I was not going to do that.
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Something of a user’s guide to being alive and to life on Earth, Jeffers brilliantly uses pen and paintbrush to explore profound and puzzling questions, establishing straight off that the wisdom imparted here is wisdom for us all.
Olives straight off the tree are bitter; therefore they must be brined, pickled or cured for eating.
And finally, the brand is rereleasing Dark Star 006, the OG eye kit that comes straight off the runway — think eye gloss, glitter, and bold colors.
Situated in The Langham hotel but accessible straight off Regent Street, this is the quintessential British tavern, refined with a touch of five-star polish (Martin Brudnizki is responsible for the lovely interiors).
Chelsea could have doubled their lead well-nigh straight off the bat following the start of the second half, with Morata throwing a two-on-one chance with Pedro away through an errant pass.
Blackish's Tracee Ellis Ross wore a silver sequin and feathered Chanel Couture dress while Sarah Paulson stepped out in a sparkling Carolina Herrera gown straight off the runway.
Then Severino threw four straight off-speed pitches to Evan Gattis, including a 3-0 changeup, and Gattis didn’t bite on any of them.
The casting and the sets come straight off the pages.
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First Known Use of straight off
straight off Synonyms
Synonymsbang, directly, forthwith, headlong, incontinently, instantaneously, instanter, instantly, now, PDQ, plumb, presently, promptly, pronto, right, right away, right now, right off, straightaway, immediately, straightway
Related Wordsaway, freely; anon, momentarily, shortly, soon; apace, briskly, fast, fleetly, full-tilt, posthaste, quick, quickly, rapidly, readily, snappily, speedily, swift, swiftly; abruptly, presto, suddenly, unexpectedly; hastily, impetuously, impulsively, rashly, recklessly; exactly, opportunely, punctually, seasonably
Near Antonymsslowly; late, tardily
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