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

The meaning of "Shortly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: shortly ne anlama geliyor?
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: shortly ne anlama geliyor?
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: shortly ile örnek cümleler göster.
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: shortly ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: My parents arrived shortly after me

Synonyms of "Shortly" and their differences

Q: shortly ve briefly arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "Shortly" - something will happen soon in the future
"Briefly" -something is/was quick or fast
Q: shortly ve by-and-by arasındaki fark nedir?
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: shortly ve soon enough ve sooner or later ve not long after arasındaki fark nedir?
A: immediately > shortly > not long after > soon enough > sooner or later
Q: shortly ve soon arasındaki fark nedir?
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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Q: shortly before bu doğru görünüyor mu?
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