Please come by the Secretary's Office so we can solve your problem [on the spot].

What I want to say instead of the placeholder is that as soon as the person comes to the office (be it today or in a week), we will be able to solve their problem in a short amount of time (as opposed to doing the e-mail dance between the three parties involved and dragging the problem on forever).

Is "on the spot" correct and appropriate for that, or are there better wordings?

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    I have removed the side question, as it is both unrelated to the question at hand and has been asked and answered before.
    – RegDwigнt
    Sep 15, 2014 at 9:00
  • @RegDwight, thanks for editing my question and making it much more readable. My apologies for re-asking a question answered in the past.
    – Nubarke
    Sep 15, 2014 at 9:06
  • on the spot is absolutely perfect.
    – Fattie
    Sep 15, 2014 at 9:31

2 Answers 2


You could use any of the following:

"without delay", "post-haste", "immediately", "there and then".

  • I like "there and then" the most, thanks!
    – Nubarke
    Sep 15, 2014 at 9:07


-with little or no delay.

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