would just as soon

idiom

Definition of would just as soon

used to indicate what someone wants or prefers to do, have, etc. We asked him to come with us, but he said he'd just as soon stay home.

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“Would just as soon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/would%20just%20as%20soon. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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