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English definition of “would (just) as soon”

would (just) as soon

(also would sooner)
C2 If you would (just) as soon do something or would sooner do something, you would prefer to do it rather than something else that is possible : "Would you like to go out for dinner ?" "I'd just as soon stay in - I'm not feeling very well."Liking more Grammar:SoonSoon means ‘a short time after now’ and ‘a short time after a point in the past’. Like many other short adverbs, we can use it in front position, mid position or end position, though we don’t use it in end position when referring to the past:
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