Let's just get right in and attack the immediate problem.
The immediate problem for parents is what to tell them.
The immediate problem for the hotel is getting through the summer.
The king started to run after them, but hit an immediate problem.
The government had more immediate problems coming at them out of the sky.
For the moment, his own immediate problem had more weight.
Never mind, he had the more immediate problem to consider.
He decided it was better to change the subject to more immediate problems.
But now he had other, more immediate problems to deal with.
First I'll think about the immediate problem, he told himself.