in the blink of an eye
phrasal in an instant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in the blink of an eye — 1. Quickly 2. Suddenly • • • Main Entry: ↑blink * * * in the blink of an eye phrase within a very short period of time Thesaurus: quicklysynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • In the Blink of an Eye — Infobox Single Name = Here With Me Artist = MercyMe from Album = Undone Released = Fall 2004 Format = CD Radio airplay Recorded = 2004 Genre = Pop rock Length = 3:16 (Album Version) Label = INO Records Producer = Pete Kipley Chart position =… …   Wikipedia

  • in the blink of an eye — extremely quickly. In the blink of an eye the handsome prince was transformed into an ugly frog …   New idioms dictionary

  • in the blink of an eye — within a very short period of time …   English dictionary

  • in the blink of an eye (or in a blink) — very quickly. → blink …   English new terms dictionary

  • in the wink of an eye — (informal) VERY QUICKLY, very soon, in a second, in a moment, in a trice, in a flash, in an instant, in no time at all; N. Amer. momentarily; informal in a jiffy, in two shakes (of a lamb s tail), in a sec, in the blink of an eye; Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • blink of an eye — If something happens in the blink of an eye, it happens so fast it is almost impossible to notice it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • blink of an eye —    If something happens in the blink of an eye, it happens so fast it is almost impossible to notice it.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If something happens in the blink of an eye, it happens nearly instantaneously, with hardly enough… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Blink of an Eye — Infobox Star Trek episode series = VOY name = Blink of an Eye series ep num = 130 prod num = 233 date = January 19, 2000 writer = Michael Taylor and Joe Menosky director = Gabrielle Beaumont guest = Melik Malkasian as Shaman Walter H. McCready as …   Wikipedia

  • blink of an eye — noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat) if I had the chance I d do it in a flash • Syn: ↑flash, ↑heartbeat, ↑instant, ↑jiffy, ↑split second, ↑trice, ↑twinkling, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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