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Definition of Directly

Directly

  1. In a direct manner; in a straight line or course.
  2. In a straightforward way; without anything intervening; not by secondary, but by direct, means.
  3. Without circumlocution or ambiguity; absolutely; in express terms.
  4. Exactly; just.
  5. Straightforwardly; honestly.
  6. Manifestly; openly.
  7. Straightway; next in order; without delay; immediately.
  8. Immediately after; as soon as.

Directly Quotations

What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.
Paulo Coelho

Nothing to me is unexpected. No disappointment is unexpected - whether it's movies or people or relationships. I'm always ready for the punch directly between the eyes. So I get hurt, but I never get hurt. Happens all the time.
Brian Grazer

The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
John F. Kennedy

There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
Edgar Allan Poe
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Directly Translations

directly in Afrikaans is regop
directly in Dutch is direct, overeind, rechtop
directly in French is directement, debout
directly in German is geradewegs, direkt
directly in Portuguese is diretamente
directly in Spanish is seguido
directly in Swedish is direkt, strax, rakt

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