two shakes of a lamb's tail

two shakes of a lamb's tail

Fig. quickly; rapidly. I'll be there in two shakes of a lamb's tail. In two shakes of a lamb's tail, the entire pile of bricks had collapsed.
See also: of, shake, tail, two
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And yes, before an ad break, we were told that they would be back "in two shakes of a lamb's tail".
And in two shakes of a lamb's tail, they returned it safely to its flock.
Lamb, whose campaign portrays him as a strong advocate for seniors, would have jumped on this opportunity in two shakes of a lamb's tail.
IN two shakes of a lamb's tail the spring baby boom at Shugborough's Park Farm is well under way.
She claims that if you follow her advice you'll be down that aisle in two shakes of a lamb's tail.
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