soon

soon
1) bald; (quickly) schnell
2) (early) früh

how soon will it be ready? — wann ist es denn fertig?

none too soon — keinen Augenblick zu früh

no sooner said than done — gesagt, getan

sooner said than done — leichter gesagt als getan

no sooner had I arrived than ... — kaum war ich angekommen, da ...

sooner or later — früher oder später

the sooner [...] the better — (coll.) je früher od. eher [...], desto besser

3)

we'll set off just as soon as he arrives — sobald er ankommt, machen wir uns auf den Weg

as soon as possible — so bald wie möglich

just as soon [as ...] — genauso gern [wie ...]

she would sooner die than ... — sie würde lieber sterben, als ...

they would kill you as soon as look at you — (coll.) sie würden dich auf der Stelle umbringen

sooner you than me — lieber du als ich

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[su:n]
adverb
1) (in a short time from now or from the time mentioned: They'll be here sooner than you think; I hope he arrives soon.) bald
2) (early: It's too soon to tell.) bald
3) (willingly: I would sooner stand than sit.) gern
- academic.ru/115115/as_soon_as">as soon as
- no sooner ... than
- sooner or later
- the sooner the better
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soon
[su:n]
adv
1. (in a short time) bald
\soon after sth kurz nach etw dat
\soon after agreeing to go, she ... kurz nachdem sie zugestimmt hatte mitzugehen, ...
no \sooner said than done gesagt, getan
no \sooner had I started mowing the lawn than it started raining kaum hatte ich angefangen, den Rasen zu mähen, begann es zu regnen
how \soon wie schnell
\sooner or later früher oder später
\sooner rather than later lieber früher als später
as \soon as possible so bald wie möglich
they'd shoot you as \soon as look at you (fam) die würden dich abknallen, ohne mit der Wimper zu zucken fam
2. (early) früh
Monday is the \soonest we can deliver the chairs wir können die Stühle frühestens am Montag liefern
the \sooner we leave, the \sooner we'll get there je eher wir fahren, desto schneller sind wir dort
the \sooner the better je eher [o früher], desto besser
not a moment too \soon gerade noch rechtzeitig
3. (rather) lieber
I'd \sooner not speak to him ich würde lieber nicht mit ihm sprechen
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[suːn]
adv
1) (= in a short time from now) bald; (= early) früh; (= quickly) schnell

it will soon be Christmas — bald ist Weihnachten

soon after his death — kurz nach seinem Tode

soon afterwards — kurz or bald danach

how soon can you be ready? — wann kannst du fertig sein?

how soon would you like it back? — wann or bis wann möchtest du es wiederhaben?

we got there too soon —

Friday is too soon — Freitag ist zu früh

all too soon — viel zu schnell

we were none too soon — wir kamen gerade rechtzeitig

as soon as — sobald

as soon as possible — so schnell wie möglich

when can I have it? – as soon as you like — wann kann ichs kriegen? – wann du willst!

please reply soonest — bitte antworten Sie schnellstmöglich

2)

I would (just) as soon you didn't tell him — es wäre mir lieber, wenn du es ihm nicht erzählen würdest

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soon [suːn] adv
1. bald:
at the soonest frühestens; afterwards
2. (sehr) bald, (sehr) schnell:
no sooner had he entered the room than … kaum hatte er oder er hatte kaum das Zimmer betreten, als …;
no sooner said than done gesagt, getan; mend A 3
3. bald, früh:
as (oder so) soon as so bald wie oder als;
if he starts any of his nonsense I’ll throw him out as soon as I look at him werfe ich ihn sofort oder auf der Stelle raus;
sooner or later früher oder später;
the sooner, the better je früher, desto besser
4. gern:
(just) as soon ebensogut;
I would sooner … than … ich möchte lieber oder würde eher … als …
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1) bald; (quickly) schnell
2) (early) früh

how soon will it be ready? — wann ist es denn fertig?

none too soon — keinen Augenblick zu früh

no sooner said than done — gesagt, getan

sooner said than done — leichter gesagt als getan

no sooner had I arrived than ... — kaum war ich angekommen, da ...

sooner or later — früher oder später

the sooner [...] the better — (coll.) je früher od. eher [...], desto besser

3)

we'll set off just as soon as he arrives — sobald er ankommt, machen wir uns auf den Weg

as soon as possible — so bald wie möglich

4) (willingly)

just as soon [as ...] — genauso gern [wie ...]

she would sooner die than ... — sie würde lieber sterben, als ...

they would kill you as soon as look at you — (coll.) sie würden dich auf der Stelle umbringen

sooner you than me — lieber du als ich

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adv.
bald adv.
demnächst adv.
früh adv.
sobald adv.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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