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sooner or later


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Eventually, at some undetermined point in the not-too-distant future.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. at some uncertain time in the future.


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  • In 1971, Jane Brody of The New York Times wrote of a “growing league of professionals that is trying to throw new light on a long-taboo subject that sooner or later touches every human being.”

    The Truth About Grief

  • For the sparsely settled and babarous regions occupied by the Teutonic invaders changes would sooner or later become necessary.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • But the Reverend Doctor took refuge in his dignity, and I bided my time and waited for that revenge which comes sooner or later to us muck-rakers.

    The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation

  • Otto Heinze, and by implication Pfister, think nations that have too long or too assiduously cultivated peace must inevitably sooner or later relapse to the barbarisms of war to vent their instincts for combat, and Crile thinks anger most sthenic, while Cannon says it is the emotion into which most others tend to pass.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • It was during a meeting with one of the many shady, rheumy-eyed CEOs who offered me endorsement deals that the guy actually said, You will be great selling things on this new network, because as women buy more things from TV, they go outside less, and sooner or later they become shut-ins, which is, to put it bluntly, an actual captive audience.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Experience suggests that if sci - ence and technics are to flourish several competing centers of excellence are required: if there is only one the opportunities for profitable debates are so restricted that intellectual stagnation is sooner or later inevitable.


  • "Tark" always had to do his stunt sooner or later and his song marked the climax of the evening.


  • When an infant is uncomfortable or unwell, little frowns -- as I record in my notes -- may be seen incessantly passing like shadows over its face; these being generally, but not always, followed sooner or later by a crying-fit.

    The expression of the emotions in man and animals

  • As has been well known for a number of years and commented upon by such observers as Gowers, Jackson and Binswanger, the so-called hemiplegic epilepsies sooner or later develop the epileptic alteration in a character analogous to that seen in idiopathic epilepsy.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • This might be left open for other nations to accede to, and many, if not most of the powers of Europe (except France, England, Holland and Spain if her peace be made) would sooner or later enter into the confederacy, for the sake of having their peace with the Pyratical states guarantied by the whole.



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