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Engelsk biord: directly

1. directly without deviation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe path leads directly to the lake.
Went direct to the office.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)direct, straight

2. directly without anyone or anything intervening


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThese two factors are directly related.
He was directly responsible.
Measured the physical properties directly.

3. directly without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe answered immediately.
Found an answer straightaway.
An official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith.
Come here now!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)at once, forthwith, immediately, instantly, like a shot, now, right away, straight off, straightaway

4. directly in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe didn't answer directly.
Told me straight out.
Came out flat for less work and more pay.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flat, straight


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)indirectly









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