in a New York minute


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in a New York minute

very quickly I would sell that car in a New York minute if the right offer came along.
Etymology: based on the idea that everything happens more quickly in New York City
See also: minute, new, York

in a New York minute

and INYM
phr. & comp. abb. almost instantly. I’d do it INYM.
See also: minute, new, York