en seguida


en seguida
en seguida
at once, immediately, straight away
vete en seguida a casa go home straight away
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immediately
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= forthwith, straight away, right off, straight off, thereupon [thereon], in next to no time, in no time at all, in no time, promptly, right away, at once, at the drop of a hat, in short order
Ex. They whispered to each other across Benefield's desk, and forthwith approached O'Brien.
Ex. When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
Ex. She began, right off, without a greeting.
Ex. There is no technical reason why systems should not be designed so that people can plug in a new sound card, a modem, a graphics card, a CD-ROM drive or even a new processor, and have it work straight off with as little ado as changing a light bulb.
Ex. Thereupon he rallied, and with an air of accepting the inevitable turned into the library parking lot and went to his office.
Ex. What we call the universe, in short, came from almost nowhere in next to no time.
Ex. In no time at all, the printing revolution also changed institutions, including the educational system.
Ex. Follow each of these tips, and you'll be on the road to success in no time.
Ex. Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
Ex. Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
Ex. You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.
Ex. Sometimes these tantrums start at the drop of a hat for often no apparent reason other than the fact that he's 2 years old.
Ex. A pep talk might take the tack of saying if only we pull together, our problems will vanish and the world will be a marvelous place in short order.
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= forthwith, straight away, right off, straight off, thereupon [thereon], in next to no time, in no time at all, in no time, promptly, right away, at once, at the drop of a hat, in short order

Ex: They whispered to each other across Benefield's desk, and forthwith approached O'Brien.

Ex: When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
Ex: She began, right off, without a greeting.
Ex: There is no technical reason why systems should not be designed so that people can plug in a new sound card, a modem, a graphics card, a CD-ROM drive or even a new processor, and have it work straight off with as little ado as changing a light bulb.
Ex: Thereupon he rallied, and with an air of accepting the inevitable turned into the library parking lot and went to his office.
Ex: What we call the universe, in short, came from almost nowhere in next to no time.
Ex: In no time at all, the printing revolution also changed institutions, including the educational system.
Ex: Follow each of these tips, and you'll be on the road to success in no time.
Ex: Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
Ex: Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
Ex: You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.
Ex: Sometimes these tantrums start at the drop of a hat for often no apparent reason other than the fact that he's 2 years old.
Ex: A pep talk might take the tack of saying if only we pull together, our problems will vanish and the world will be a marvelous place in short order.

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enseguida, en seguida adverbio
1 (tiempo) (de inmediato) at once: ven aquí enseguida, come here at once
(en muy poco tiempo) enseguida les atenderán, you will be served in a moment
2 (espacio) immediately after, next
delante está mi casa, y en seguida la de María, first is my house, and immediately after is Maria's
'en seguida' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
amohinarse
- cargo
- confraternizar
- congeniar
- enseguida
- inmediata
- inmediato
- inquietarse
- seguida
English:
at
- away
- directly
- discontent
- moment
- momentarily
- once
- promptly
- regret
- right
- short-winded
- straight
- straightaway
- tick

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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