as soon

as soon

Like to; rather. Often used when one is faced with several options. It would be nice to live somewhere else, but I would as soon go to a local college, so that I can stay close to my family. I'd as soon stay home tonight—is that all right?
See also: soon
References in classic literature ?
You can do as you please, but I shall keep my book on the table here and read a little every morning as soon as I wake, for I know it will do me good and help me through the day.
2 : in a prompt way : quickly <I'll call you as soon as possible.
As soon as the Virginia House of Burgesses joined her sister colonies in voicing official support for Boston, the royal governor of Virginia again dissolved the assembly.
But as soon as the 82nd minute celebrations had died down the chants against chairman Lorraine Rogers and choruses of ``Sack theboard'' resumed.
With these facts of local climatology in mind, the sooner you plant your spring garden, the better your plants will grow when hot weather comes, which could happen as soon as late March or early April.
Of course I hope Beckham will be back playing as soon as possible and that he will fully recover from this incident long before the World Cup.
We have in the planning stage another shareholder's enhancement initiative that we plan on unveiling as soon as the details are completed.
I looked around, but as soon as I applied here, they called me back in two days,'' he said.
the "Fund") today announced that as a result of the August 29, 2005 announcement by the Ontario Ministry of Finance to eliminate its provincial tax credit for investors in labour sponsored investment funds ("LSIFs"), the board of directors of the Fund has decided to cease distribution of the Fund's Class A Shares as soon as possible and to review the Fund's options for ceasing current operations as soon as practical.
Silver Screen will locate its business operations to the new location as soon as preliminary construction is completed.
The subscribers will be transferred to the Tele2 network as soon as possible.
Lack of stability in the Bluetooth specification means that ROM based solutions are not yet possible but CSR's second version of silicon, BlueCore02 samples in Q101 and is positioned to enable immediate implementation of an integrated mask ROM solution as soon as the standard matures to BT1.
That's why it was important to get this site up and running as soon possible.