Definition of 'soon'
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They also promised to disrupt the general election soon afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Digby came racing past soon after they had stopped. BomberIs she going to be on anything else soon? The Sun (2007)You will soon find a guy who can give you the love you deserve. The Sun (2010)Whether they are mentally tough enough will soon become clearer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And there was something similar soon afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So this is not ending any time soon. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are obviously good friends and we are excited about a project that could happen pretty soon. The Sun (2012)The twins are likely to be adopted together if their mum fails to come forward soon. The Sun (2006)The relationship went the same way soon afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But she was pronounced dead soon after arriving at hospital. The Sun (2008)We will find out soon enough whether it is misplaced. The Sun (2011)None of these factors are likely to go away any time soon. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Nobody expected it to happen quite so soon. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Surely he will come soon and save us! Times, Sunday Times (2006)And he was declared dead in hospital soon afterwards. The Sun (2011)Why was he returning to the game so soon after implying that he might not play again this year? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It will soon be sitting naturally. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)Yet soon something must surely give. The Sun (2016) Pretty soon we'll know who that somebody else is. Writers in Hollywood, 1915-51 (1990)And from the look of things the trophy isn't going anywhere else soon. The Sun (2013)It will soon add up to a good-sized area ready to sow and plant next spring. The Sun (2014)She is moving into a loft soon and says it will be clean, tidy, uncluttered. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They aren't that superstitious, but they do have to watch what they say as soon as they enter a school. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'soon'
British English: soon /suːn/ ADVERB
If something is going to happen soon, it will happen after a short time.
You'll be hearing from us very soon.
- American English: soon
- Arabic: قَرِيباً
- Brazilian Portuguese: em breve
- Chinese: 很快
- Croatian: uskoro
- Czech: brzy
- Danish: snart
- Dutch: spoedig
- European Spanish: dentro de poco
- Finnish: pian
- French: bientôt
- German: bald
- Greek: σύντομα
- Italian: presto
- Japanese: まもなく
- Korean: 곧
- Norwegian: snart
- Polish: niedługo
- European Portuguese: em breve
- Romanian: curând
- Russian: скоро
- Spanish: dentro de poco
- Swedish: snart
- Thai: ไม่นาน
- Turkish: kısa zamanda
- Ukrainian: скоро
- Vietnamese: sớm
Definition of soon from the Collins English Dictionary
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