Shortly

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Definition

(I will arrive) shortly: (I will arrive) soon, in a little while, any minute now
adverb
I'll be home shortly, probably in about 5 minutes.

Examples

  • "Monique : Please fill out these forms, and have a seat in the waiting room. The nurse will call you in shortly."
  • "If you just stay here for a minute, the doctor'll be in shortly."
  • "We should be on the ground shortly."
  • "I'll be right back with your drinks and appetizers shortly."
  • "He should be here very shortly."
  • "I will return shortly."
  • "The official policy will be sent shortly as a PDF file, but I'd like to draw your attention to some specific details beforehand."
  • "Susie : The food should arrive shortly."
  • "Susan will contact you shortly."
  • "I will be in touch with you shortly with more information."

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