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in nothing flat

In a very little amount of time. If I leave after rush hour traffic ends, I can be there in nothing flat.
See also: flat, nothing
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

in nothing flat

 and in no time flat
Fig. very quickly; in much less time than expected. Of course I can get there in a hurry. I'll be there in nothing flat. We covered the distance between New York and Philadelphia in nothing flat. The waiter brought our food in no time flat.
See also: flat, nothing
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in nothing flat

see under in no time.
See also: flat, nothing
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

in nothing flat

mod. immediately. She changed the tire in nothing flat.
See also: flat, nothing
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

in nothing flat

In very little time; very quickly.
See also: flat, nothing
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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