Meaning of “in two shakes (of a lamb's tail)” in the English Dictionary

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"in two shakes (of a lamb's tail)" in British English

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in two shakes (of a lamb's tail)

also a couple of shakes old-fashioned informal

very soon:

I'll be with you in two shakes.

(Definition of “in two shakes (of a lamb's tail)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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