Translation of "Jack Robinson" - English-Traditional 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

突然間,一眨眼工夫;說時遲那時快
I put the dish 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。

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