sooner or later


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sooner or later

Eventually at some point in the future, whether soon or at a later point in time. They're going to find out sooner or later, so you might as well tell them now. Sooner or later we'll need to start investing in the city's outdated infrastructure.
See also: later, sooner

sooner or later

eventually; in the short term or in the long term. He'll have to pay the bill sooner or later. she'll get what she deserves sooner or later.
See also: later, sooner

sooner or later

Eventually, at some unspecified future time, as in Sooner or later we'll have to answer that letter, or It's bound to stop raining sooner or later. This term, which generally implies that some future event is certain to happen, was first recorded in 1577.
See also: later, sooner

ˌsooner or ˈlater

at some time in the future, even if you are not sure exactly when: The police will find him sooner or later.
See also: later, sooner

sooner or later

At some time; eventually: Sooner or later you will have to face the facts.
See also: later, sooner
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