Sooner and Earlier Which one is correct here? A) I wish I had met you sooner. B) I wish I had met you earlier. Thanks in advance.
Apr 14, 2016 9:21 AM
Answers · 3
There both correct ( very close in meaning) , but "sooner" carries a sense of "urgency and speed of something happening" more that "earlier" implies ; it's something that you wished had happened earlier than it actually happened./than you had expected > You just paid someone to buy some food , and then your friends came to your house with a lot of food . Then it is better to say " I wished you had come sooner" than "earlier" to emphasis the fact that there was A time preference for something to happen > "earlier" is just a general perference of ANY time before .
April 14, 2016
I wish i had met you earlier. But it is not very late. I wish you would meet me.
April 14, 2016
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