Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Shortly"

The meaning of "Shortly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa shortly?
A: I will be there shortly. (In a short amount of time)

He left shortly after you did. (He left right after you did)

“I can’t help you right now”, he said shortly. (He said it curtly/abruptly)



Q: O que significa shortly?
A: It means soon, or in a while.
In a short time.

"Shortly we will be going to the shops."

Example sentences using "Shortly"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com shortly .
A: We will attend to your needs shortly.

It started to rain shortly after I went inside.

She comes home from work shortly after 5 pm.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com shortly.
A: My parents arrived shortly after me

Synonyms of "Shortly" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre shortly e briefly ?
A: "Shortly" - something will happen soon in the future
"Briefly" -something is/was quick or fast
Q: Qual é a diferença entre shortly e by-and-by ?
A: "I will be with you shortly. By-and-by, your learn the routine." Shortly means soon. By-and-by means eventually, at some point in the future.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre shortly e soon enough e sooner or later e not long after ?
A: immediately > shortly > not long after > soon enough > sooner or later
Q: Qual é a diferença entre shortly e soon ?
A: There is barely any difference, soon isn't as specific and shortly means in the immediate future. The second sentence places more emphasis on that we are arriving very soon, while the first sentence could be about hoping to get a license in a month.
I hope to get my driver's license soon.
We will be arriving shortly.

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