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Thread: Right off

    • Join Date: Jul 2007
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    Question Right off

    Hi everyone,

    I just saw in a film the expression:

    "Right off our own coast, German U-boats prowled the waters, looking for a kill."

    What does right off mean in such a context? I haven't found it anywhere.

    Last edited by Albert_spain; 15-Jul-2007 at 12:34.

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    Re: Right off

    In this instance, right off means "a short distance from."


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