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jiffy

noun [S] uk   us   /ˈdʒɪf.i/ informal
a very short time: I'll be with you in a jiffy. I've just got to fetch some books from upstairs - I won't be a jiffy (= I'll be very quick).
Translations of “jiffy”
in Vietnamese chốc lát…
in Spanish instante, santiamén…
in Thai ชั่วเวลาประเดี๋ยว, ชั่วครู่เดียว…
in Malaysian sekejap lagi…
in French en moins de deux…
in German der Augenblick…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一會兒,瞬間…
in Indonesian waktu sesaat, sebentar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一会儿,瞬间…
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