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in a New York minute
Right away; immediately; very quickly. A reference to the notion that things happen at a more rapid pace in New York City. I'd quit my job in a New York minute if I ever won the lottery.
a New York minute
A very short amount of time. Typically used to indicate that something will happen immediately or very quickly. A reference to the notion that things happen at a more rapid pace in New York City. I'd quit my job in a New York minute if I ever won the lottery.
1. verb To vomit. When I had the flu, I spent most of the time yorking and couldn't eat for days.
2. noun Vomit. After I came home to a pile of york on the floor for the third day in a row, I decided to take the dog to the vet.
a New York minutea very short time; a moment. US informal
a New York ˈminute(American English) a very short period of time; very quickly: Everything can change in a New York minute. ♢ I loved the hotel and would stay there again in a New York minute!
This may refer to the idea that everything and everybody moves quickly in New York.
in a New York minuteand INYM
phr. & comp. abb. almost instantly. I’d do it INYM.
New York’s finest
n. a New York City police officer. Three of New York’s finest were standing there at my door with my lost dog.
1. in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. He ate the stuff, then went straight out and yorked.
2. n. vomit. Hey, Jimmy! Come out in the snow and see the frozen york!