Soon

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Definition

soon: before long, shortly, in the near future
adverb
I hope to see you soon. I hope we can meet again in the near future.

sooner: earlier, within a shorter time than expected; preferably, rather
adverb
I'm going to need that report sooner than I had thought. I thought I would need it tomorrow but in fact I need it this afternoon.

(You're leaving) so soon?: (You're leaving) so early? (You're leaving) already?
adverb

Examples

  • "Brian : Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the passing of Bruno Delavigne, a man who left us far too soon."
  • "I've got to know soon."
  • "Just make a decision, because I have to tell Democracy's mother soon."
  • "Bruno : I'm sorry, Mrs. Yang, but Miracle Juices has been a dream of ours for nearly 2 months now, and I'm not willing to part with it so soon."
  • "With Brexit, your cheese will leave the EU very soon!"
  • "Brian : Really soon!"
  • "Edward : Goodbye Bruno, we lost you too soon"
  • "Cleaning lady should be here soon."

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