Idiom:  in a little bit


Idiom:  in a little bit

  • in a short period of time later
  • soon

Example sentences

  • Let’s go find our seats; the game's going to start in a little bit.
  • “Mom, when are we going to be there?!” “We’ll be there in a little bit so please stop asking.”
  • Okay, everyone, we need to break in a little bit so let's take two or three more questions.
  • A: "Do you want to go get lunch?" B: "In a little bit. I need to finish up this report first."
  • Sarah said she'll be here in a little bit so we have time to finish cleaning up the dishes.
  • The doctor should be here in a little bit so could you fill out these forms please?
  • I'm leaving for the airport in a little bit so if you have any other questions this would be a good time to ask them.
  • I have class in a little bit so I need to go back to the dorm and get my laptop. 


  • in a little while
  • before long
  • in short order

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