at a moment's/minute's notice

at a moment's/minute's notice
at a moment's/minute's notice (or US on a moment's/minute's notice or at short notice or US on short notice)
: immediately after you have been told about something

They're prepared to help us at/on a moment's notice. [=as soon as we tell them that we need their help]

They can be ready to go at/on a moment's notice.

She had to leave on a business trip at/on (very) short notice.

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