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"En cuanto" is an adverb which is often translated as "as soon as", and "tan pronto como" is a phrase which is also often translated as "as soon as". Learn more about the difference between "en cuanto" and "tan pronto como" below.
en cuanto(
ehng
 
kwahn
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toh
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (temporal)
a. as soon as
Nos iremos al cine en cuanto lleguen.We will go to the movies as soon as they get here.
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tan pronto como(
tahn
 
prohn
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toh
 
koh
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moh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. as soon as
Necesito que llegues tan pronto como puedas. I need you to get here as soon as you can.
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