in the twinkling of an eye

in the twinkling of an eye
in the twinkling of an eye in a twinkling phrase
very quickly
Thesaurus: quicklysynonym
Main entry: twinkling

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in the ˌtwinkling of an ˈeye idiom
very quickly
Syn: in an instant

Suddenly, in the twinkling of an eye, her whole life had been turned upside down.

Main entry:twinklingidiom

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  • in the twinkling of an eye — See: BEFORE ONE CAN SAY JACK ROBINSON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the twinkling of an eye — See: BEFORE ONE CAN SAY JACK ROBINSON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the twinkling of an eye — if something happens in the twinkling of an eye, it happens very quickly. This machine will do all the calculations in the twinkling of an eye …   New idioms dictionary

  • in the twinkling of an eye —    If something happens in the twinkling of an eye, it happens very quickly.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    This expression means very fast or instantaneously .     Public opinion can change in the twinkling of an eye …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • in the twinkling of an eye — If something happens in the twinkling of an eye, it happens very quickly …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • in the twinkling of an eye — or in a twinkling very quickly …   English dictionary

  • in the twinkling of an eye — Meaning Origin From the Bible, Corinthians 15:56. In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. Used by Shakespeare in The Merchant Of …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • in the twinkling of an eye — adverb Immediately; instantaneously. Ill take my leave of the Jew in the twinkling of an eye …   Wiktionary

  • In the twinkling of an eye —   If something happens in the twinkling of an eyeE, it happens very quickly …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • twinkling of an eye — If something happens in the twinkling of an eye, it happens very quickly …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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