as soon/quickly as (humanly) possible

idiom

: as soon as one can
Come as soon/quickly as (humanly) possible.

Examples of as soon/quickly as (humanly) possible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The key is to get the patient on these treatments as soon as possible, Brewer added. Stephanie Brown, Verywell Health, 21 Feb. 2024 Bacon from an open package should be frozen as soon as possible to a temperature of 0° F or lower. Lisa Cericola, Southern Living, 21 Feb. 2024 Tangent Prince William's comments come the day after the United States proposed a United Nations Security Council resolution that calls for a temporary ceasefire in the Gaza war as soon as possible—a significant move since the U.S. has avoided calling for a ceasefire at the UN in the past. Mary Whitfill Roeloffs, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 However, the country's Constitutional Council ruled Thursday that those moves were unconstitutional and ordered the government to hold the election as soon as possible, presumably allowing enough time for campaigning. arkansasonline.com, 17 Feb. 2024 The law states that drivers should only pass when safe and return to the right-hand lane as soon as possible. Shaun Goodwin, Idaho Statesman, 16 Feb. 2024 Post-exposure vaccination should be administered as soon as possible to anyone with a known or likely exposure to rabies, including those who received pre-exposure protection. Dalia Faheid, CNN, 14 Feb. 2024 Fixing the fleet requires snapping the CENTCOM noose as quickly as possible. Gil Barndollar, TIME, 12 Feb. 2024 Related article Israeli soldiers struggle to square political views with the realities of war The protesters have urged the government to call new elections as soon as possible – the first time such a demand was made since the terror attacks. Ivana Kottasová, CNN, 9 Feb. 2024 See More

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“As soon/quickly as (humanly) possible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20soon%2Fquickly%20as%20%28humanly%29%20possible. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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