From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe sooner ( ... ) the betterthe sooner ( ... ) the betterused to say that it is important that something should happen very soonThe sooner we get this job finished the better.Let’s get out of here! The sooner the better! →soon
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the sooner ( ... ) the better• The sooner we get these billspaid off, the better.• They knew they had to leave town, and the sooner the better.