Origin of straightaway
Examples from the Web for straightaway
Seven hundred million people saw the message, and the minister saw me straightaway.
Where we pick up: That baby switch will be dealt with straightaway.
I could beat that slow-footed camel in a straightaway without half trying!Boy Scouts in the North Sea|G. Harvey Ralphson
Then, for the next five minutes, he was alternately covering short stretches of straightaway and turning corners.Good References|E. J. Rath
Now, straightaway, while the shouter's still aboard—and the two shooters.Gideon's Band|George W. Cable
At the end of the straightaway stretch, a sudden angle brought the side of a steep mountain under the boy's eyes.
For a long distance this fork was a straightaway stretch and fairly level.