sooner rather than later

idiom

: without too much delay : soon
We need to fix this problem sooner rather than later.

Examples of sooner rather than later in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The outlet reports that a number of the singer’s accusers have been notified they could be brought in to testify for a federal grand jury in New York sooner rather than later. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 30 May 2024 According to The Sun, the rock icon's longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin opened up about John's next record — which is coming sooner rather than later — at The Other Songs Live event in London. Ilana Kaplan, Peoplemag, 22 May 2024 There’s talk North Carolina could be heading to another league sooner rather than later. Gary Bedore, Kansas City Star, 14 May 2024 Maybe in March, maybe in May, but sooner rather than later. Talmon Joseph Smith, New York Times, 14 May 2024 Idaho Division of Motor Vehicles officials are urging Idahoans to act sooner rather than later in getting their IDs updated. Shaun Goodwin, Idaho Statesman, 9 May 2024 Sternlicht believes Powell will cut rates sooner rather than later, potentially saving some of these banks. Will Daniel, Fortune, 8 May 2024 That timing could be sooner rather than later as tech IPOs make a comeback. Laura Bratton, Quartz, 8 May 2024 The problem is not going away and will only grow to be more challenging if not addressed sooner rather than later. Marc Cohen, The Conversation, 30 Apr. 2024

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“Sooner rather than later.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sooner%20rather%20than%20later. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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