before you can

before you can
before you can
jack

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • before you can say something — before you can say (something) surprisingly quickly. This bow shoots so fast, the arrow is in the target before you can say “gee whiz!” Usage notes: often the word or phrase that follows before you can say is related to the situation you are… …   New idioms dictionary

  • before you can say — (something) surprisingly quickly. This bow shoots so fast, the arrow is in the target before you can say “gee whiz!” Usage notes: often the word or phrase that follows before you can say is related to the situation you are talking about: In… …   New idioms dictionary

  • before you can blink — spoken phrase very quickly You’ll have spent a hundred pounds before you can blink. Thesaurus: quicklysynonym Main entry: blink * * * before you can blink …   Useful english dictionary

  • before you can say Jack Robinson — before (you) can say Jack Robinson old fashioned if you say that something happens before you can say Jack Robinson, it happens very suddenly. I offered her a chocolate but before you could say Jack Robinson she d eaten half the box …   New idioms dictionary

  • before you can say jack robinson — The term Jack Robinson represents a short amount of time . When you do something before you can say Jack Robinson, you do it very quickly …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • before you can say knife — (UK) If something happens before you can say knife, it happens very quickly …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • before you can say knife — ► before you can say knife informal very quickly. Main Entry: ↑knife …   English terms dictionary

  • before you can say Jack Robinson — phrase immediately, or suddenly Thesaurus: happening or done quickly, suddenly or immediatelysynonym Main entry: Jack Robinson …   Useful english dictionary

  • before you can say Jack Robinson — adverb Very quickly. Quicker than you expect. You have to be careful in that area. Theyll have your wallet before you can say Jack Robinson. Syn: in the twinkling of an eye, quick as a flash …   Wiktionary

  • before you can say Jack Robinson —    The term Jack Robinson represents a short amount of time . </p><p>When you do something before you can say Jack Robinson, you do it very quickly.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions


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