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(one) would (just) as soon (do something)

One would like to or would rather do something. Often used when one is faced with several options. It would be nice to live somewhere else, but I would just as soon go to a local college and stay close to my family. I know everyone is eager to go out tonight, but I'd as soon stay home, to be honest.
See also: soon

wed (one) to (someone or something)

1. To join one to another person in marriage. A noun or pronoun is used between "wed" and "to"; often used in passive constructions. I've been wedded to my husband for nearly 30 years. My parents wanted to wed me to the son of a wealthy business man, but I refused. It would be my honor to wed you to Charles.
2. To instill a belief or adherence to a particular belief or idea in one. Often used in passive constructions. You'll need to wed our investors to your plan if you want the funding to execute it. I wasn't wedded to the idea at first, but the more they explained it to me, the more convinced I became.
See also: to, wed
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

wed someone to someone

to marry someone to someone else. Her parents wedded her to a young prince when she was only twelve. They cannot wed her to anyone if she has already married someone of her own choosing.
See also: to, wed

wed someone to something

Fig. to join someone firmly to a concept. (Fig. on wed someone to someone.) Don't try to wed me to your way of doing things. I have my own way. Don't wed yourself to that idea.
See also: to, wed

wed(ded) to someone

married to someone. The couple will have been wed to each other for fifty years next June. Anne is wed to one of my cousins.
See also: to, wed
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

wed to

1. To join someone to someone else in matrimony: The chaplain wedded the bride to the groom.
2. To cause someone to adhere devotedly or stubbornly to something. Used chiefly in the passive: The group was wedded to the idea of building a new school.
See also: to, wed
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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