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like lightning

Extremely fast. Wow, that car just blew past me—it's moving like lightning! When I take tests, I speed through them like lightning, so I'm sure I'll be the first one done.
See also: lightning, like

like lightning

or

like greased lightning

If someone does something like lightning or like greased lightning they do it very quickly. I ran across that room like lightning and pushed back the curtain. He spotted the gap and was through it like greased lightning.
See also: lightning, like

like lightning (or like greased lightning)

very quickly.
See also: lightning, like