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adverb soon pronunciation in British English /suːn/
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  1. 1
    within a short time from now
    If we don’t leave soon, we’re going to miss our bus.
    Mum phoned to say she’d be home soon.
    pretty soon: If he doesn’t show up pretty soon, I’m leaving.
    1. a.
      after a short amount of time
      soon after something: Danny supposedly showed up at the party soon after we left.
  2. 2
    How soon can this package be delivered to Brussels?
    as soon as possible: Helen wants you to call her back as soon as possible.



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