waste no time (in) (doing something)

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waste no time (in) (doing something)

To act or do something immediately or as expediently as possible. Wow, Sarah wasted no time finding a new boyfriend after she and Rob split up. We have to have the application in by tomorrow morning, so we must waste no time in getting everyone's signature that we need.
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The Senate should waste no time in delivering the death blow, but must make certain that other immigration problems are addressed as well.
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