in a second

in (just) a second

In only a very brief amount of time; very soon. The doctor will be with you in just a second.
See also: second
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

in (just) a second

 and in (just) a minute
in a very short period of time. I'll be there in a second. I'll be with you in just a minute. I'm on the phone.
See also: second
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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