quick as a flash


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(as) quick as a flash

Incredibly quickly or speedily. Did you see that martial arts master? His threw those kicks as quick as a flash! Quick as a flash, Mary finished her exam and raced out of the classroom.
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quick as a flash

If someone does something or something happens as quick as a flash, they do it or it happens very quickly. Harrison responded as quick as a flash. Note: You can also say that someone does something or that something happens as quick as a wink or as quick as lightning. She kissed him right on the lips and then turned to go. Like that, quick as a wink. Rumours of his resignation flashed through the company as quick as lightning.
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