in a heartbeat


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in a heartbeat

Very quickly; as soon as is possible. If you need me, just call—I'll be there in a heartbeat. Oh, I'd move in a heartbeat—I'm so sick of the cold winters in this region.
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in a heartbeat

Fig. almost immediately. If I had the money, I would go back to college in a heartbeat. Just tell me that you need me and I'll come there in a heartbeat.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in a ˈheartbeat

very quickly, without thinking about it: If I was offered another job, I’d leave in a heartbeat.
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in a heartbeat

Extremely quickly. This hyperbolic expression—what could actually happen in the space of a single heartbeat?—dates from the late 1800s.
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The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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