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    Hi! last week I said to a friend see you! and he answered, " as soon I hope". is this sentence correct? and what does it mean?

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    Default Re: Is it an idiom or is it just an expression?

    Quote Originally Posted by Carlhya View Post
    Hi! last week I said to a friend see you! and he answered, " as soon I hope". is this sentence correct? and what does it mean?
    He probably said, "And soon, I hope", which makes sense.

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    Default Re: Is it an idiom or is it just an expression?

    As soon as, I hope (= as soon as possible, I hope) could also make sense- in BrE, at least, we sometimes just say as soon as.

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    Default Re: Is it an idiom or is it just an expression?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    As soon as, I hope (= as soon as possible, I hope) could also make sense- in BrE, at least, we sometimes just say as soon as.
    That's a new one on me. Is it common?

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    Default Re: Is it an idiom or is it just an expression?

    Thanks a lot!!

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