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Definición de “like greased lightning” en inglés

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like greased lightning

very fast: As soon as I mentioned work, he was out of the door like greased lightning!
Traducciones de “like greased lightning”
en chino (tradicionál) 閃電似的, 飛快地…
en chino (simplificado) 闪电似的, 飞快地…
(Definition of like greased lightning from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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