straight off

  1. informal without deliberation or hesitation: tell me the answer straight off

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How to use straight off in a sentence

  • You know Eileen is lovely when she is natural, and if she would be straight-off-the-bat square, I would be proud to be her sister.

    Her Father's Daughter | Gene Stratton-Porter

Other Idioms and Phrases with straight off

straight off

Also, straight away. Immediately, as in I knew straight off that he was lying, or I'll get to the dishes straight away. The first term dates from the late 1700s, the variant from the mid-1600s.

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