(not doing something) any time soon

The basic meaning of "not ___ any time soon" is "not soon". But it's usually used as an understatement. You say this when you don't think something will happen for a long time, or maybe ever.

This political turmoil isn't going to end any time soon.

I'm not going to win any awards for my cooking any time soon, I'm pretty sure.

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