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a jiff

A very short amount of time. Used especially in the phrase "in a jiffy," meaning immediately, very quickly, or at once. Just call us on this number if you have any problems, and we'll be back in a jiff. I'll pop the hood and have a look at the engine. It should only take a jiff.
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in a jiff

In only a short amount of time; very quickly or at once. Just call us on this number if you have any problems, and we'll be back in a jiff. Don't worry, boss, I'll have this report typed up in a jiff!
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in a jiff(y)

Immediately, very quickly, or at once. Just call us on this number if you have any problems, and we'll be back in a jiffy. Don't worry, boss, I'll have this report typed up in a jiffy!

in a jiffy

In only a short amount of time; very quickly or at once. Just call us on this number if you have any problems, and we'll be back in a jiffy. Don't worry, boss, I'll have this report typed up in a jiffy!
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in a jiffy

Fig. very fast; very soon. Just wait a minute. I'll be there in a jiffy. I'll be finished in a jiffy.
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in a jiff(y)

mod. right away; immediately. (see also jiffy.) The clerk’ll be with you in a jiff.
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in a jiff

verb
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"Switching from China to Taiwan was a pragmatic and good move," explains Jiff Johnson, an American journalist based in the Marshall Islands and working for the Marshall Islands Journal.
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This resonates of Singer, yes, but also of Bernard Malamud and Lewis Carroll, plus the Kafka who wrote The Trial, and, if I'm not mistaken, quite a bit of Jiff Weil, the Czech Jew whose long-lost novels were rediscovered by Philip Roth on one of his trips to Eastern Europe.
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