waste no time in

waste no time in doing something

also lose no time (in) doing something
to immediately begin an activity Caroline wasted no time in tackling her new job. Will came right from the airport to the office and lost no time getting back to work.
See also: time, waste
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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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