two shakes of a lamb's tail

two shakes of a lamb's tail

A very short amount of time. Don't worry, I'll have that done in two shakes of a lamb's tail! I just need you to fill out this form—it should take two shakes of a lamb's tail.
See also: of, shake, tail, two
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

two shakes of a lamb’s tail

mod. quickly; rapidly. I’ll be there in two shakes of a lamb’s tail.
See also: of, shake, tail, two
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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