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  • shortly — [[t]ʃɔ͟ː(r)tli[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV GRADED: ADV with v, ADV after/before n, ADV adv If something happens shortly after or before something else, it happens not long after or before it. If something is going to happen shortly, it is going to happen… …   English dictionary

  • shortly — short|ly W3 [ˈʃo:tli US ˈʃo:rt ] adv 1.) soon ▪ Ms Jones will be back shortly. shortly before/after sth ▪ The accident happened shortly before midday. 2.) written speaking in an impatient and unfriendly way ▪ I ve explained that already, Rod said …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shortly — adverb 1 soon: Ms Jones will be back shortly. | shortly before/after: The accident happened shortly before midday. 2 speaking impatiently: “I ve explained that already,” Rod said shortly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Before I Self Destruct — Studio album by 50 Cent Released November 9, 2009 …   Wikipedia

  • shortly — [adv] right away anon, any minute now, before long, by and by, in a little while, presently, proximately, quickly, soon; concept 820 Ant. later …   New thesaurus

  • before long — adverb in the near future (Freq. 1) the doctor will soon be here the book will appear shortly she will arrive presently we should have news before long • Syn: ↑soon, ↑shortly, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shortly — short, shortly adverbs. The roles of these two words are fairly clearly separated. Short usually means ‘before the expected time or place, abruptly’ (We cut short the celebration / They pulled up short), whereas shortly is most often used to mean …   Modern English usage

  • shortly — short|ly [ ʃɔrtli ] adverb *** 1. ) soon, or happening within a short period of time of something: We re going to break for lunch very shortly. shortly after/before: Police arrived at the scene shortly after midnight. 2. ) if you say something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shortly — adv. 1 (often foll. by before, after) before long; soon (will arrive shortly; arrived shortly after him). 2 in a few words; briefly. 3 curtly. Etymology: OE scortlice (as SHORT, LY(2)) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Before the Dawn (band) — For other uses, see Before the Dawn. Before the Dawn Tuomas Saukkonen at the Tuska Open Air 2008 Background information Origin …   Wikipedia

  • shortly */*/*/ — UK [ˈʃɔː(r)tlɪ] / US [ˈʃɔrtlɪ] adverb 1) soon, or happening only a short period of time after something We re going to break for lunch very shortly. shortly after/before: Police arrived at the scene shortly after midnight. 2) if you say something …   English dictionary


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