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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “at the drop of a hat”

at the drop of a hat

If you do something at the drop of a hat, you do it immediately without stopping to think about it
不加思索地,毫不犹豫地
People will file lawsuits at the drop of a hat these days.
现在人们动不动就打官司。
Not expected or planned
(Definition of at the drop of a hat from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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