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before long

adverb as in shortly


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Before long, the methane ignited and the entire store blew up.

Before long, however, he began to feel out of place and went back downstairs for a while to chat up the cook.

Not before long, I think about four cops went up to the circle and just grabbed a few of the people from behind.

And sure enough, before long, immigration activists in North Carolina were picketing Hagan at campaign events.

Before long, though, the cat did pounce on friends, and family, and colleagues.

Before long Winifred was able to smile and say that she had not been so disgracefully hungry since she left school.

We settled down before long, however, remembering that we were not altogether out of the woods.

The silent parterre would be gay with a giddy, chattering mob of Society people before long, Vera hurriedly explained.

"You men will have coffee enough before long, but there'll be a lot of blood spilling first," said Jerry.

Something was astir somewhere, and before long the Esperanza's crew knew what was the matter.

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On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to before long, such as: immediately, soon, shortly, anon, before you know it, and by and by.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.