would sooner

idiom

Definition of would sooner

used to indicate what someone wants or prefers to do, have, etc.He would sooner lose everything than admit that he was wrong.

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“Would sooner.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/would%20sooner. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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