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before long

adverb

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at or within a short time
  • the painters ought to be done before long

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The first known use of before long was in 1585

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“Before long.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/before%20long. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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