no sooner said than done

no sooner said than done phrase
used for emphasizing that you will do something immediately
Thesaurus: happening or done quickly, suddenly or immediatelysynonym ways of saying that you are willing to do somethingsynonym
Main entry: sooner

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no sooner said than ˈdone idiom
used to say that sth was, or will be, done immediately
Main entry:soonidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • sooner */ — UK [ˈsuːnə(r)] / US [ˈsunər] adverb earlier than expected My prediction has come true sooner than I thought. a new test for detecting certain cancers much sooner than before • no sooner ... than used for saying that something happens immediately… …   English dictionary

  • Sooner or later — Soon Soon (s[=oo]n), adv. [OE. sone, AS. s[=o]na; cf. OFries. s[=o]n, OS. s[=a]na, s[=a]no, OHG. s[=a]r, Goth. suns.] 1. In a short time; shortly after any time specified or supposed; as, soon after sunrise. Sooner said than done. Old Proverb. As …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sooner — [[t]su͟ːnə(r)[/t]] 1) Sooner is the comparative of soon. 2) PHRASE You say the sooner the better when you think something should be done as soon as possible. Detective Holt said: The kidnapper is a man we must catch and the sooner the better . 3) …   English dictionary

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