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English definition of “no sooner ... than”

no sooner ... than

C1 used to show that one thing happens immediately after another thing: No sooner had I started mowing the lawn than it started raining.Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
(Definition of no sooner ... than from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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