Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “soon”

soon

adverb
 
 
/suːn/
A2 after a short period of time
скоро, вскоре
I've got to leave quite soon. It's too soon to make a decision. He joined the company soon after leaving college.In the future and soon
as soon as B1 at the same time or a very short time after
как только
As soon as I saw her, I knew there was something wrong. They want it as soon as possible.Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
sooner or later B2 used to say that you do not know exactly when something will happen, but you are sure that it will happen
рано или поздно
Sooner or later they'll realize that it's not going to work.In the future and soon
would sooner would prefer
предпочел бы
I'd sooner spend a bit more money than take chances with safety.Liking more
no sooner ... than used to show that something happens immediately after something else
не успел и …, как
No sooner had we got home than the phone rang.In the future and soon
(Definition of soon from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “soon” in Russian

Definitions of “soon” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

fairy

an imaginary creature with magic powers, usually represented as a very small person with wings

Word of the Day

What’s that lovely smell?

by Kate Woodford​,
October 29, 2014
As adult humans, we can distinguish about 10,000 different smells. It’s no wonder, then, that we have so many words and expressions to describe them. This week we’re taking a look at those smell words – words that describe good smells and words that describe bad smells. Most smell words are either

Read More 

high-frequency trading noun

October 27, 2014
a type of stock market trading that uses very complex technology to trade extremely quickly, often making tiny profits which nevertheless add up to substantial sums Lewis’s book, Flash Boys, is driving a huge amount of attention toward the topic of high frequency trading, and it has rekindled some of

Read More