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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.
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lickety-split

(lɪkɪdiˈsplɪt)
mod. very fast. They ran across the field lickety-split.
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It's lickity-split fast, and its clean design is a joy on mobile.
Who could trudge round Currys while a field of top-class chasers are going at it lickity-split in the Sportingbet Tingle Creek Chase, a fitting tribute to the spring-heeled leaper who lends his name to a race that challenges the quickest two-milers to cope with the famous Railway fences coming up thick and fast in the back straight.
she was pulling double through the Queen Mary and they were going lickity-split.
Well, kind of like "lickity-split" or "right-o, boss man." But I equate "bingo, bango, bongo" with "right here, right now, real easy."
After the intermission the orchestra - evenly split by gender and attractively youngish - attacked the Tschaikovsky "Souvenir" with admirable intensity and drive, churning lickity-split through the first movement, but there were tone problems.
One I really like is when he tells me I'm "purty, purty, purty!") The ovenbird, starting soft and low, sings his "teacher, teacher, teacher" song to a lickity-split loud conclusion.