hardly/scarcely than


used to say that something happens immediately after something else
Hardly/scarcely had the sun come up than dark clouds began to roll in.

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“Hardly/scarcely than.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hardly%2Fscarcely%20than. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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