like greased lightning Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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like greased lightning

very ​fast: As ​soon as I ​mentionedwork, he was out of the ​door like ​greasedlightning!
(Definition of like greased lightning from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “like greased lightning”
in Chinese (Simplified) 闪电似的, 飞快地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 閃電似的, 飛快地…
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