soon as possible

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as soon as possible

At the earliest opportunity. Call your mother as soon as possible—she's very worried about you.
See also: possible, soon
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*soon as possible

at the earliest time. (*Also: as ~.) I'm leaving now. I'll be there as soon as possible. Please pay me soon as possible.
See also: possible, soon
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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If the Air Force were in the process of developing a weapons system, for example, and the system experienced failures during testing and evaluation, Miller said it would be best to pass that information on as soon as possible to Capitol Hill and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Hitomi Soga, a former abductee repatriated from North Korea, on Thursday expressed her desire to visit the United States with her husband Charles Jenkins as soon as possible in a meeting with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seiken Sugiura in Tokyo.
Washington should sit down with North Korea, as soon as possible, and engage in bilateral negotiations.
The letter also addressed the need to appoint a new Commissioner as soon as possible.
4 Finish pruning out old flowered shoots and train in new growths on rambler roses as soon as possible. Where there is a shortage of new shoots reduce old flowered stems in length by half.
The Working Group under Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW), has made the decision to move to universal pre-storage leukocyte (white blood cell) filtration for all blood transfusion platelets as soon as possible.
Lionel would like to transfer the property to his three adult, unmarried children (Sam, Cokie and George) as soon as possible, to remove this appreciation from his estate with as little transfer tax as possible.
The summit also led to agreement that a compensation package for passengers will be arranged as soon as possible.
* An implementer who can achieve milestones quickly that allow the company to go public as soon as possible