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presto

interjection A phrase said when doing or producing something very quickly or easily. Primarily heard in US. All I need to do is reconfigure your IP address and... presto! Your connection is back to normal. See? We just cut the folded piece of paper in a few spots, unfold the whole thing and, presto—a snowflake!

hey presto

interjection A phrase said when doing or producing something very quickly or easily. Primarily heard in UK. All I need to do is reconfigure your IP address and... hey presto! Your connection is back to normal. See? We just cut the folded piece of paper in a few spots, unfold the whole thing and, hey presto—a snowflake!
See also: hey, presto

hey ˈpresto

(British English) (American English ˈpresto) people sometimes say hey presto when they have just done something so quickly and easily that it seems to have been done by magic: You just press the button and, hey presto, a perfect cup of coffee! Presto is an Italian word meaning ‘quick’ or ‘quickly’.
See also: hey, presto
References in classic literature ?
We walked for some little distance, reveling in this home vision, and then we came upon a church and a hack-driver, and presto
That instant the stricken whale started on a fierce run, the line swiftly straightened; and presto
First, a brilliant and conspicuous career - the observed, I may say, of all observers, including the bum-bailie: and then, presto
All I do is to put it on a star, revolve the scale till it is opposite those figures on the map underneath, and presto
In 1874, he and Bell were running a neck-and-neck race to see who could first invent a musical telegraph-- when, presto
Atouring children's play has become a Durham Book Festival tradition and this year's is called Hey, Presto
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