no sooner said than done

  • 1 no sooner said than done — phrase used for emphasizing that you will do something immediately Thesaurus: happening or done quickly, suddenly or immediatelysynonym ways of saying that you are willing to do somethingsynonym Main entry: sooner * * * no sooner said than ˈdone …

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  • 2 No sooner said than done. — something that you say when something is done as soon as someone asks for it or suggests it. Would you mind closing the window for a while? No sooner said than done …

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  • 3 no sooner said than done — fulfilled his or her promise …

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  • 4 no sooner said than done — used for emphasizing that you will do something immediately …

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  • 5 sooner — soon|er [ sunər ] adverb * earlier than expected: My prediction has come true sooner than I thought. a new test for detecting certain cancers much sooner than before I d sooner do something SPOKEN used for saying what you would prefer to do: I d… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 sooner */ — UK [ˈsuːnə(r)] / US [ˈsunər] adverb earlier than expected My prediction has come true sooner than I thought. a new test for detecting certain cancers much sooner than before • no sooner ... than used for saying that something happens immediately… …

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  • 7 Sooner or later — Soon Soon (s[=oo]n), adv. [OE. sone, AS. s[=o]na; cf. OFries. s[=o]n, OS. s[=a]na, s[=a]no, OHG. s[=a]r, Goth. suns.] 1. In a short time; shortly after any time specified or supposed; as, soon after sunrise. Sooner said than done. Old Proverb. As …

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  • 8 than — [[t]ðən, STRONG ðæn[/t]] ♦ 1) PREP: compar PREP group You use than after a comparative adjective or adverb in order to link two parts of a comparison. The radio only weighs a few ounces and is smaller than a cigarette packet... Indian skins age… …

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  • 9 sooner — [[t]su͟ːnə(r)[/t]] 1) Sooner is the comparative of soon. 2) PHRASE You say the sooner the better when you think something should be done as soon as possible. Detective Holt said: The kidnapper is a man we must catch and the sooner the better . 3) …

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  • 10 The Irish (in Countries Other Than Ireland) —     The Irish (in countries other than Ireland)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Irish (in countries other than Ireland)     I. IN THE UNITED STATES     Who were the first Irish to land on the American continent and the time of their arrival are …

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  • 11 Jawdat Said — Infobox Philosopher region = Middle East era = Modern era color = #B0C4DE image caption = name = Jawdat Said birth = February 9, 1931| main interests = Nonviolence, history, Islam, Science and Knowledge. influences = Muhammad Iqbal; Malek… …

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  • 12 say — 1 /seI/ verb past tense and past participle said /sed/ 3rd person singular says USE WORDS 1 WORD/SOUND (T) to pronounce a word or sound: “What did you say?” | “I m so tired” she said. | say hello/goodbye etc: She left without even saying goodbye …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 soon — W1S1 [su:n] adv comparative sooner superlative soonest [: Old English; Origin: sona immediately ] 1.) in a short time from now, or a short time after something else happens ▪ It will be dark soon. ▪ David arrived sooner than I expected. soon… …

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  • 14 soon — /su:n/ adverb 1 in a short time from now, or a short time after something else happens: It will be dark soon. | David arrived back from Paris sooner than I expected. | They wanted to climb to the top, but they soon abandoned this idea. (+ after) …

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  • 15 Difficulty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Difficulty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 difficulty difficulty Sgm: N 1 hardness hardness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 impracticability impracticability &c.(impossibility) 471 Sgm: N 1 tough work tough work hard work uphil …

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  • 16 say — say1 W1S1 [seı] v past tense and past participle said [sed] third person singular says [sez] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(express something in words)¦ 2¦(give information)¦ 3¦(mean)¦ 4¦(think that something is true)¦ 5¦(show/be a sign of something)¦ 6¦(speak the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Instantaneity — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Point of time. < N PARAG:Instantaneity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 instantaneity instantaneity instantaneousness immediacy Sgm: N 1 suddenness suddenness abruptness GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 moment moment instant …

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  • 18 Sagen — 1. As (wenn) man sugt (sagt) gestorben, glaüb. (Jüd. deutsch. Brody.) 2. As man sugt Meschige (verrückt), glaübe. (Jüd. deutsch. Brody.) 3. Auf das Sagen folgt Weinen oder Behagen. Es kommt sehr viel darauf an, wie man es darstellt; es kann eine… …

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  • 19 Rose Warfman — (nee Gluck) was a French survivor of Auschwitz and heroine of the French Resistance.Infobox Person image size = 150px name=Rose Warfman (nee Gluck) birth date=Birth date|1916|10|04 birth place=Zürich, Switzerland nationality=Flag|France… …

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  • 20 As soon as — Soon Soon (s[=oo]n), adv. [OE. sone, AS. s[=o]na; cf. OFries. s[=o]n, OS. s[=a]na, s[=a]no, OHG. s[=a]r, Goth. suns.] 1. In a short time; shortly after any time specified or supposed; as, soon after sunrise. Sooner said than done. Old Proverb. As …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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