blink of an eye


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blink of an eye

Very quickly; in a very short period of time. Usually used in the phrase "in the blink of an eye." When we got into that car accident, our lives changed in the blink of an eye. Watch the baby closely, she can get into something dangerous in the blink of an eye.
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Additionally, In The Blink of An Eye can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at www.
Dream Journey won Gold World Medals in both the Business Theatre and Public Relations categories, while In the Blink of an Eye won a Gold World Medal for Cinematography in the Craft/Technique Education/Information section and a Group Bronze Medal in the Business Theatre Group, together with a Finalist Certificate for Original Music in the same group.
To catch a meal that can fly away in the blink of an eye, a Venus flytrap has to be speedy.
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So, Robert Dessaix's obsession with all things Russian was born and "in the blink of an eye .
Everytime we get some, they are sold in the blink of an eye.
He was a quick-change artist who could, in the blink of an eye, switch between abandoning himself to a fantasy and sending up his own abandon.
Their movement was contagious, like the Marx Brothers's passing around physical jokes in the blink of an eye.
Yet, in what now seems like the blink of an eye, the Humphrey-Case guarantees (and those of all their liberal colleagues) were cast aside and discrimination for some persons based on racial, ethnic, and gender considerations became the rule.
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Then, in what seemed like the blink of an eye, she was finished.
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In fact, it will make entering a building as simple as the blink of an eye.