no sooner said than done

Definition of no sooner said than done

  1. —used to say that something happens immediately after something is said about it I told them we needed more copies. No sooner said than done. ; often used orally to indicate that something will be done or started immediately “Tell them we needed more copies.” “No sooner said than done.”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a person settling on land in the early West before its official opening to settlement in order to gain the prior claim allowed by law to the first settler after official opening

  1. : past tense and past participle ofsay

  1. :  aforementioned

  1. : past participle ofdo

  1. :  arrived at or brought to an end

    :  doomed to failure, defeat, or death

    :  gone by :  over

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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