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just as soon
. Rather, more readily; also, equally. For example,
I'd just as soon you took care of it
I would as soon recover before I go and baby-sit
I'd as soon have the lamb as the beef
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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