English version

promptly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpromptlyprompt‧ly /ˈprɒmptli $ ˈprɑː-/ ●○○ adverb  1 at the right time without being late syn on time She arrived promptly.2 immediately She turned off the alarm and promptly went back to sleep.3 without delay A reply came very promptly.
Examples from the Corpus
promptlyAny negative statements and accusations made should be promptly and forthrightly answered, preferably at the level on which they originate.He recovered promptly and has had no further problems 30 months after transplantation.Ask them if they had any problems and if they were fixed promptly and properly.President Clinton promptly announced a law to crack down on juvenile criminals and a new computer database to track gang activity.She repeated the Hebrew words I taught her, but promptly forgot them again.But the letter, a social obligation too promptly performed, had lacked conviction.Hargreaves and party promptly set about the most obvious vertical weakness.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.