New York minute


New York minute
noun
a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
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if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash

Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑flash (for: ↑flash)
Hypernyms: ↑moment, ↑mo, ↑minute, ↑second, ↑bit

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noun [singular]
US informal : a very short amount of time

He was down the stairs in a New York minute. [=in an instant; in a flash]


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