as soon as
When, just after, as in Please call me as soon as dinner is ready, or As soon as the sun goes down, the temperature drops dramatically. [Late 1200s]
At the earliest moment that, as in Telephone me as soon as you can. It often takes the form as soon as possible, meaning at the earliest possible moment, as in He'll finish the work as soon as possible. This expression employs possible in the sense of “if it can or could be,” a usage dating from the late 1600s.
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Why, some might be asking, am I being so harsh on their work so soon after they died?
As soon as this attack [happened], Paris citizens came together to show were are not afraid, we are Charlie Hebdo.
“I think it is important to say it is too soon to judge success or failure,” said Col. Steven Warren, a Pentagon spokesman.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the jokes flow at such a torrential pace that duds are soon forgotten; the best are even Spamalot-worthy.
“We would just as soon stay away from a group that will create controversy,” the Cubs general manager Sam Bernabe told the paper.
However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Soon after they parted, with a sarcastic laugh from the Spaniard, and Ma'amselle mingled with the crowd.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Almost as soon as she had finished building her nest she had discovered a strange-looking egg there.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
The volunteers and guerilla battalions were consequently disbanded, not a day too soon for the tranquillity of the city.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Crystals of urea nitrate or oxalate (Fig. 19) will soon appear and can be recognized with the microscope.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd