would just as soon

would just as soon
prefer to do one thing rather than another

She would just as soon stay at home as go to the movie.


Idioms and examples. 2014.

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  • I would (just) as soon do something — spoken phrase used for saying what you would prefer to do I’d just as soon stay at home. I’d as soon go to another restaurant as wait for a table here. Thesaurus: preferring and preferencesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • I would just as soon do something — I, etc. would just as soon do sth idiom used to say that you would equally well like to do sth as do sth else that has been suggested • I d just as soon stay at home as go out tonight. Main entry: ↑justidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • just as soon — ◇ If you would just as soon do something, you would prefer to do it. We asked him to come with us, but he said he d just as soon stay home. • • • Main Entry: ↑just …   Useful english dictionary

  • just as soon — would prefer to, wish    I d just as soon forget the fight with Dwen, eh …   English idioms

  • soon — W1S1 [su:n] adv comparative sooner superlative soonest [: Old English; Origin: sona immediately ] 1.) in a short time from now, or a short time after something else happens ▪ It will be dark soon. ▪ David arrived sooner than I expected. soon… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • soon — [ sun ] adverb *** 1. ) within a short time from now: If we don t leave soon, we re going to miss our bus. Mom called and said she d be home soon. pretty soon: If he doesn t show up pretty soon, I m leaving. a ) after a short amount of time: soon …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • would sooner — (or would just as soon) used to indicate what you want or prefer to do, have, etc. He would sooner [=would rather] lose everything than admit that he was wrong. We asked him to come with us, but he said he d just as soon stay home. • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • just — 1 strong / dZVst/ adverb 1 exactly: Thank you. That s just what I need. | The house was large and roomy; just right for us. | She looks just like her mother. 2 only: He s not a thief, just a little boy who likes biscuits. | It ll just take a few… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • just — just1 W1S1 [dʒəst strong dʒʌst] adv 1.) exactly ▪ A good strong cup of coffee is just what I need right now. ▪ The house was large and roomy; just right for us. ▪ She looks just like her mother. ▪ Just what do you think you re trying to do? just… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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