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lickety-split

Very quickly or efficiently. Wow, you really got those reports done lickety-split. Don't worry, we'll be in and out lickety-split.

lickety-split

(lɪkɪdiˈsplɪt)
mod. very fast. They ran across the field lickety-split.
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Henry de Bromhead's stable star's talents have never been in doubt, but there had been some concern about how he would fare over a lickety-split two miles at Sandown on Saturday having been beaten in a three-mile slog at Down Royal a month earlier.
Henry de Bromhead's stable star's talents have never been in doubt, but there had been some concern about how he would fare over a lickety-split two miles at Sandown having been beaten in a three-mile slog at Down Royal less than a month earlier.
The governor and Senate can do it lickety-split. You certainly don't want people who have awareness of a prospective judge's record to slow things down.
Part of the issue is that some people have been waiting for their Metis Association registration and identification for as long as two years, while others seem to be getting their Meis Association cards lickety-split. The question is: Who is getting proof of Metis citizenship while the membership awaits resolution of the seemingly simple question of who we are.
A government with a clear majority may go lickety-split in the wrong direction.
"We're in the middle of a recession," Emery said, adding that vacancies in the area will fill in with higher-grade tenants, "so it's not going to be lickety-split."
Tina said, "you know what honey, we're going back to the hotel room lickety-split. Everett was a cockroach, but just in case it happens the powers that be find out you tried to knock his lights out and don't see it that he had it coming, I expect I'll need something to remember you by."
The intensity of Extremely Close contrasts with his playful Lickety-Split, also in the NY season.
In this example you'd need to drive her down town lickety-split constantly reassuring her everything is all right.
It neatly bookends the kickoff cut, "Living Well Is the Best Revenge," where the once marble-mouthed Stipe spits out rousing lines of hope lickety-split.
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Laurie Bevan's LICKETY-SPLIT QUILTS FOR LITTLE ONES (9781564777218, $24.95) offers fifteen large, beginner-friendly quilts for kids which use butterfly, duck, star and other quilt-block motifs.
Otherwise, the empty halls of American labs will be echoing lickety-split.
Lickety-Split, by Robert Heidbreder, illustrated by Dusan Petrie, Kids Can Press (print awareness);
The big opening theme goes by lickety-split, and then when the second subject arrives the pianist practically stops the performance with his lingering tempo reductions.