Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
shortly /'ʃɔ:tli/
  • phó từ
    • không lâu nữa, chẳng mấy chốc
    • vắn tắt, tóm lại
    • cộc lốc
Concise Dictionary
'ʃɔrtlɪ /'ʃɔːtlɪ
+for a short time
+in the near future
+in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
+in a concise manner; in a few words
+at a short distance

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 soon, presently, anon, before long, in a (little) while, by and by, Archaic ere long:
I'll see you shortly.
2 just, immediately, soon, right:
We had dinner with him shortly before he went abroad.
3 abruptly, briefly, peremptorily, curtly, brusquely, sharply, tersely, testily, gruffly, rudely, tartly:
'Leave me alone', said Bill shortly.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adverb
1 a short time; not long: She arrived shortly after us. + I saw him shortly before he died. + I bought a new umbrella but lost it shortly afterwards.
2 soon: I'll be ready shortly.
3 in an angry and impatient way
Synonym: SHARPLY
'Just wait a minute,' he said, shortly.

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