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would just as soon

This page is about the conversational phrase would just as soon

Meaning

You can say this if you, or somebody else, would be just as happy doing something else instead of what was suggested or planned.

For example

  • "Would like a coffee?"
    "Sure. But I'd just as soon have tea if that's easier."

  • "Is Ahmad going to the game?"
    "He'll go if you're going. But he'd just as soon watch it on TV."

Quick Quiz

Pari said, "More tennis?" and Diya said, "Sure, but I'd just as soon

a. play squash."

b. play you again."

c. play tennis again."

Contributor: Matt Errey