Definition As soon as

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Definition

as soon as (possible): in the least amount of time, at the first opportunity, when (possible), immediately
idiom
As soon as is used in the same way as "when", mainly in phrases in the future tense (agreement of the tenses in the present):

As soon as you are finished working, we will have lunch. Let me know when you are done and we will go straight to the canteen.

Watch out for the agreement of the tenses:

We will proceed as soon as Bruno gets here. Until he gets here we will sit in silence.

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