Definition of 'sooner'
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But she would sooner not talk about it. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)And he deserves to find the woman who will give him that sooner. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This would give doctors and patients important information much sooner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The sooner action is taken the better. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His party could have helped him to act sooner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The survey show seems to come sooner and sooner. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Once they give it a try they normally wonder why they did not take the plunge sooner. The Sun (2013)Experts yesterday demanded to know why social workers did not act sooner. The Sun (2013)The surprise was that his removal did not come sooner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But they felt a rolling momentum to act sooner. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He will give up sooner if you ignore his taunts and he is deprived of the pleasure of upsetting you. The Sun (2016)The sooner that happens the better. The Sun (2011)But he could be back sooner than that after posting a positive message on Twitter. The Sun (2013)He should have come out sooner, he says. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The scandal is that the trial didn't happen sooner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The key to treatment is to catch it early: the sooner antibiotics are given the better. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The sooner you take a proactive interest, the more you will benefit at retirement. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It could happen sooner - who knows? Times, Sunday Times (2012)I lean towards the longer term rather than sooner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I could have done something about it way sooner. The Sun (2014)I again blamed myself for not having the courage to say anything sooner. The Sun (2014)PEOPLE with fewer friends tend to die sooner after having a heart attack than people with a strong social network, research has found. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'sooner'
British English: sooner /ˈsuːnə/ ADVERB
Sooner is the comparative of soon. It means more soon.
This chance has come sooner than I expected.
- American English: sooner
- Arabic: عَاجِلاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: mais cedo
- Chinese: 更快
- Croatian: ranije
- Czech: dříve v kratší době
- Danish: tidligere
- Dutch: eerder
- European Spanish: antes pronto
- Finnish: aikaisemmin
- French: plus tôt
- German: eher
- Greek: συντομότερα
- Italian: prima in un momento anteriore
- Japanese: より早く
- Korean: 조만간
- Norwegian: før
- Polish: wcześniej
- European Portuguese: mais cedo
- Romanian: mai devreme
- Russian: скорее
- Spanish: antes
- Swedish: förr
- Thai: เร็วกว่า
- Turkish: daha erken
- Ukrainian: скоріше
- Vietnamese: sớm hơn
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