нареч. immediately; directly; at once; right away, straight away, right off; outright; forthright; forthwith; instantly, on the instant; разг. first thing; (ей сега) in a minute; разг. in (half) a jiff, in less than no time; (още сега) this very minute; sl. like a shot (out of hell); амер. right off the bat; ~, без предупреждение at a minute’s notice; at/on short notice; ~ след immediately after, the first thing after; дойдох ~ щом го чух I came the (very) minute I heard him.