lightning quick

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lightning quick

Incredibly fast; too quick to keep up with. Hyphenated if used before a noun. Did you see that martial arts expert? His kicks were lightning quick! My brother has a lightning-quick wit.
See also: lightning, quick
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"He's lightning quick, he'll be as quick as any player in the Premier League next season.
But he boasts the perfect game for Augusta - plenty of power and a putting touch to cope with the lightning quick greens.
The technology that drives the Labs' service robot is state-of-the-art, combining aluminum casing with multi-sensor data functionality and parallel computing for lightning quick responses.
The 37-year-old Kaif, a lightning quick fielder and a useful middle-order batsman, decided to quit on the same day he hit the memorable knock - July 13.
On Lightning Quick, Murtagh added: "She has been with us a while now so we are getting to know her.
Despite the cold conditions Hulson clocked a lightning quick 14:00, just one second behind race winner Sam Stabler (Wreake & Soar Valley) helping Liverpool to fourth team on the night.
We've got so much pace in the team, whether it's Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mane, Mohamed Salah, who is lightning quick, or even Roberto Firmino, who has proved no slouch either.
The first hour-long episode, running until August 11, is Love, made up of lightning quick oneliners and offbeat observations about things that Des loves, his journey and luck in love through the years and relationship stuff.
The Irishman, who is set to be pitched in against the Dons today, said: "Everything has happened lightning quick. I was preparing for Under-20s on Thursday but then Huddersfield signed a new left-back and right away I was flying up to Glasgow to agree a five-month loan deal with Thistle.
"They had the lightning quick winger (Douala) who probably ran past me about 50 times!" he laughed.
Despite lightning quick breast stroke and freestyle sprints the team didn't manage to qualify for the nal proper in the afternoon.
MICHAEL OWEN: ENGLAND HE was voted the Young Player of the Tournament and, at 18, he was lightning quick.
AL QUDS (TAP) - The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Tuesday, ordered new parliamentary elections in early 2013, roughly eight months ahead ofschedule, setting the stage for a lightning quick campaign that will likelywin him re-election.
The success of Craig Bellamy has shown that any new arrival must be lightning quick. It will help stretch teams even more and might enable more midfield players to get into the box, which is something I still don't think Liverpool are particularly good at.
The semi automatic DSG has a seven-speed box, complete with a sport mode and steering wheel mounted paddles and a lightning quick change.
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