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 By my count, there are just 56 sedans left on the market, with at least six already scheduled to die sooner rather than later. Andy Kalmowitz / Jalopnik, Quartz, 13 July 2024 Federal investigators looking into the death of actor Matthew Perry are expecting to make multiple arrests of those who supplied him with ketamine, and perhaps sooner rather than later. Evan Rosen, New York Daily News, 12 July 2024 Cole will seemingly be back with the Bombers sooner rather than later from a scary elbow injury that required multiple rounds of testing to rule out Tommy John surgery that would have cost him the entire 2024 season. James O'Connell, Hartford Courant, 5 June 2024 Given the results on that earnings call, WBD needs Harry Potter’s magic sooner rather than later. Tom Tapp, Deadline, 25 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for sooner rather than later 

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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 17 Jul. 2024.

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