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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “Jack Robinson”

Jack Robinson

noun
 
 
/ˌdʒækˈrɒb.ɪn.sən/ US  /-ˈrɑː.bɪn-/ old-fashioned
before you can/could say Jack Robinson done or happening very quickly
突然間,一眨眼工夫;說時遲那時快
I put the plate of food on the floor, and before you could say Jack Robinson, the dog had eaten it.
我剛把那碟食物放在地上,狗一下子就把它吃掉了。
Fast and rapidShort in time
(Definition of Jack Robinson from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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