“Shortly” in the news

Example collocations

died shortly
shortly afterward
shortly afterwards
shortly before
shortly thereafter

Publications and example sentences

The Age
· Schalke plunge deeper into crisis with loss to lowly Augsburg  
Dusseldorf's Kenan Karaman netted with a deflected strike in the first half with Erik Thommy making it two shortly after Mark Uth's weak penalty for Cologne was easily saved.
The New York Times
· Boris Johnson Backs Top Aide Accused of Flouting Lockdown Rules  
Shortly after he spoke, a tweet from the official account of the Civil Service declared: “Arrogant and offensive.
The Guardian
· Defending Cummings: questions answered - and skirted over  
As the Tory MP, David Warburton, tweeted shortly after the briefing: “We’ve all been tasked with tempering our parental, and other, instincts by strictly adhering to govt guidance.”
Financial Express
· Covid-19: Why widespread use of Aarogya Setu needed  
The United Kingdom’s NHS just launched its own app, and France and the United States will follow shortly.
The Independent
· Bundesliga results: Timo Werner hits hat-trick for Leipzig while Schalke slump again  
Yussuf Poulsen nodded in the second goal of the game on his 250th appearance for the club, with Marcel Sabitzer killing off the contest shortly before the break.
The Guardian
· The Match: Tiger Woods & Peyton Manning v Phil Mickelson & Tom Brady – live!  
Bryan will be here shortly, with the match due to start at 3pm ET/8pm BST.
The New York Times
· College Students Colonize the Divided Romania of ‘Mad Forest’  
The cast members were portraying witnesses to and participants in the Bucharest uprising who had been interviewed by Churchill, the director Mark Wing-Davey and a team of 10 acting students shortly after those events occurred.
The Guardian
· Barrie Walker obituary  
To his pleasure and relief, he was granted French citizenship shortly before his death.
The Independent
· Louise Smith: Murder investigation launched after body of missing teenager found in woodland  
Louise was seen entering Tesco Metro on Greywell Road shortly before 7.30pm on Thursday 7 May.
The Age
· Bauer is not the only villain on the scene  
The Harper’s Bazaar editor is return to work shortly to beginning planning future issues.