sooner than later vs sooner rather than later : Common Errors in English

About sooner than later vs sooner rather than later

The traditional expression “sooner rather than later” is now commonly abbreviated to the less logical “sooner than later.” The shorter form is very popular, but is more likely to cause raised eyebrows than the similarly abbreviated expression “long story short.”See “.”

sooner than later in News

  1. WWE: A Chris Jericho Heel Turn Makes Sense, but Daniel Bryan, Too? No! No! No!

    Top-tier faces in WWE, already small in number, could be further depleted with news of not one but two possible face-to-heel turns. And no, Randy Orton is not among them. F4WOnline.com (via WrestleZone.com ) reports that heel turns may be in the works for Daniel Bryan and Chris Jericho . According to the report, the turns could come much sooner than later: It's very possible that we could see ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Seattle, Kansas City and Columbus: The Holy Trinity of US Soccer Cities

    COMMENTARY | The United States Men's National Team will be returning to Seattle for a meaningful match sooner than later if several people get their way.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

sooner rather than later in News

  1. Report: Joshua Jackson to Propose to Diane Kruger This Summer

    Words are, an engagement between Jackson and Kruger will happen sooner rather than later and a wedding will follow suit.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: AceShowbiz

  2. Critz weighs future

    A source close to Mark Critz said the former congressman expects to make a decision about which elected office he will seek in 2014 “sooner rather than later.”
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Tribune-Democrat

  3. Versatile musician celebrates new album

    CORRALITOS — Introduce an unfamiliar musical sound to Dayan Kai, and chances are he will recreate it, sooner rather than later.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Register Pajaronian

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