as soon as

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as soon as

As soon as is a conjunction. You use as soon as to say that something will happen immediately after something else has happened.

As soon as we get the tickets we'll send them to you.

Be Careful!
You usually use the present simple after as soon as. Don't use a future form. Don't say, for example, 'I will call you as soon as I will get home'. You say 'I will call you as soon as I get home'.

Ask him to come in, will you, as soon as he arrives.

When you are talking about the past, you use the past simple or the past perfect after as soon as.

As soon as she got out of bed the telephone stopped ringing.
As soon as she had gone, he started eating the cake.
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(suːn) adverb
1. in a short time from now or from the time mentioned. They'll be here sooner than you think; I hope he arrives soon.
2. early. It's too soon to tell.
3. willingly. I would sooner stand than sit.
as soon as
(not later than the moment) when. You may have a biscuit as soon as we get home.
no sooner … than
when ... immediately. No sooner had we set off than we realized we'd left the dog behind.
sooner or later
eventually. He'll come home sooner or later, I suppose.
the sooner the better
as quickly as possible. `When shall I tell him?' `The sooner the better!'
References in classic literature ?
During the second month after she came to the house, Louise gave up all hope of getting on a friendly footing with the Hardy girls and went to her own room as soon as the evening meal was at an end.
At the table next day while Albert Hardy talked and the two girls whis- pered and laughed, she did not look at John but at the table and as soon as possible escaped.
Read it as soon as you can," he said, rising, "but don't let it influence your own story.
He didn't have much of a workout (Saturday) and he is ready to go again as soon as possible.
Finish pruning and training rambler roses as soon as possible.
As soon as there is a pocket, the needs will be filled.
The water, protecting the trees from decay-promoting oxygen, has preserved the timber so effectively that now, more than six decades later, much of it brings top dollar because of its healthy fiber, straight grain, and sawlog diameters to five feet-even though the bark falls off almost as soon as the trees are "landed.
We have in the planning stage another shareholder's enhancement initiative that we plan on unveiling as soon as the details are completed.