January 4, 2011

Idiom: would ('d) just as soon

"would ('d) just as soon"

Meaning: would ('d) rather; prefer

Example: I know that Dina's birthday is two weeks from now, but it wouldn't hurt if I order her gift today. I'd just as soon be prepared so I won't be in a rush later.

Last week's idioms:
have (something) down pat
keep (one's) fingers crossed
sort of