Translation of "Jack Robinson" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

Jack Robinsonnoun

uk /ˌdʒæk ˈrɒb.ɪn.sən/ us /ˌdʒæk ˈrɑː.bɪn.sən/ old-fashioned
before you can/could say Jack Robinson

used to refer to something being done or happening very quickly

突然间,一眨眼工夫;说时迟那时快
I put the dish of food on the floor, and before you could say Jack Robinson, the dog had eaten it. 我刚把那盘食物放在地上,狗一下子就吃掉了。

(Translation of “Jack Robinson” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)