would just as soon

idiom

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.

Examples of would just as soon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Moreover, my wife would just as soon lose a limb of her own than needlessly fell a tree. Tik Root, WIRED, 30 Mar. 2024 But Goff, an A-list quarterback once again, would just as soon redirect the attention to his team of Honolulu Blue bodyguards charged with protecting him. Rainer Sabin, Detroit Free Press, 25 Jan. 2024 Shaw would just as soon the Wave play every game in San Diego. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Nov. 2023

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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 14 Apr. 2024.

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