in the blink of an eye


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in the blink of an eye

extremely quickly There was a huge "boom" and in the blink of an eye the buildings were gone.
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in the blink of an eye

extremely quickly In the blink of an eye the handsome prince was transformed into an ugly frog.
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in the blink of an eye

Very quickly.
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SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany (AFPN) -- F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots here can now look, lock, and launch on an enemy target in the blink of an eye.
I lost about a month's worth of business, because we could hardly function with a third of the staff gone in the blink of an eye.
In the blink of an eye, a magnificent and terrible romance has blossmed and died: what we would call a great love.
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Blink, 47, who got his nickname because of rumours that he would kill in the blink of an eye, has not had his problems to seek recently.