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Jack Robinson

noun     /ˌdʒækˈrɒb.ɪn.sən/ US  /-ˈrɑː.bɪn-/ old-fashioned
before you can/could say Jack Robinson
done or happening very quickly 突然间,一眨眼工夫;说时迟那时快 I put the plate 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。 Fast and rapidShort in time
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