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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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 Brown shoes From chocolate-brown brogues by Allen Edmonds to cafe-au-lait square-toed Rockport loafers to topsiders straight off the sailboat, brown shoes are the anchor of the Midtown uniform. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "How the Fleece Vest Became the New Corporate Uniform," 24 July 2018 There’s headwear happening, too, with a few favoring traditional French berets and others a shrunken cap plucked straight off the head of Steve Zissou—or the models in Calvin Klein’s Spring 2019 show. Style Du Monde, Vogue, "The Best Street Style From Russia Fashion Week’s Spring 2019 Shows," 15 Oct. 2018 In the last 12 months, three different bars have emerged throughout Chicagoland with a new approach to libations that some traditionalists might find blasphemous: self-serve taprooms, where customers pour their own beverages straight off the tap. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "New self-serve taprooms in Chicago invite you to pour your own beverage," 3 Oct. 2017

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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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