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    #1

    right back

    Is it have the same meaning of "right away"?

    Say:
    You get killed right back.

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    Re: right back

    Quote Originally Posted by preachers View Post
    Is Does it have the same meaning as "right away"?

    Say:
    You get killed right back.
    No.

    'Right away' means immediately; 'right back' means in retaliation.

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    #3

    Re: right back

    It's kinda uncomfortable in the context.
    I'll make it more clearly:

    This sentence was showed in a game, it described a situation in a battle:
    Even reviving doesn't help, because you get killed right back.

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    #4

    Re: right back

    I'm not a teacher nor a native English speaker!

    Quote Originally Posted by preachers View Post
    It's kinda of uncomfortable in the context.
    I'll try to explain make it more clearly:

    This sentence was showedshown in a game, it described a situation in a battle:
    Even reviving doesn't help, because you get killed right back.
    I think language use in games should not be used as an example.
    Often these games were developed by non-native English speakers with a poor knowledge of English.

    "Even reviving doesn't help, because you get killed again right away."
    That would be better.
    Peter
    (I'm not a teacher or a native English speaker. I'm just trying to help...)

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    #5

    Re: right back

    Good answer, Peter.

    preachers, the full context would have been more helpful if you had given it in post #1.

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    #6

    Re: right back

    Thank you very much.

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    Re: right back

    For the second time, there is no need to write a new post to say 'thank you'. Simply click the Like button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.



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    Re: right back

    It is possible that characters in the game are capable of reviving other characters. In that case, if you kill a character, then revive him/her and then, as soon as they come back to life, they kill your character, then I suppose they have killed you "right back".

    A kills B.
    A revives B.
    B kills A.

    However, I am inclined to agree that the original intended meaning was "straight away".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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