As soon as: When, just after; in the shortest possible time. At the earliest moment that, as in Telephone me as soon as you can. It often takes the form as soon as possible, meaning at the earliest possible moment, as in He’ll finish the work as soon as possible. This expression employs possible in the sense of “if it can or could be,” a usage dating from the late 1600s.
中文释义：…as soon as…用来表示“一…就…”强调两个连续发生或是几乎同时进行的动作。其句型为：主句+ as soon as+时间状态从句。或与possible (可能的)组合成短语“as soon as it is possible”省略形式为 “as soon as possible”，意为“尽快”。例句：As soon as the sun goes down, the temperature drops dramatically.（太阳一下山，气温就急剧下降）；He’ll finish the work as soon as possible.(他将尽快完成这项工作。)