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in the twinkling of an eye

If something happens in the twinkling of an eye, it happens very quickly: Microprocessors do the calculations in the twinkling of an eye.
Translations of “in the twinkling of an eye”
in Chinese (Traditional) 轉眼間, 飛快地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 转眼间, 飞快地…
(Definition of in the twinkling of an eye from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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