faster than you can say Jack Robinson

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faster than you can say Jack Robinson

Extremely quickly; almost immediately; suddenly or in a very short space of time. Once I'm finished with high school, I'll be outta this two-bit town faster than you can say Jack Robinson! I was out fishing one day when, faster than you can say Jack Robinson, a 20-pound trout jumped out of the water and right into my lap!
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I have many a time struggled in driving rain to get my children into the trolley and then walked around with them soaking wet but seen Mr and Mrs disabled jumping out of their cars faster than you can say Jack Robinson.
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