blink of an eye


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Noun1.blink of an eye - a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)blink of an eye - a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"
mo, moment, second, minute, bit - an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
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Visual images can tell a story in the blink of an eye," said Craig Thole, director of value-add services, Boost Mobile.
A satire on greed caused by Eire's economic boom, the film swerves recklessly from comedy to tragedy in the blink of an eye.
We never know what the future can hold for us as our life can change at any age in the blink of an eye.
ARCADIA - The way everybody looks at this Triple Crown season changed in about 10 seconds Saturday, the blink of an eye in which Empire Maker turned a tight Florida Derby into a romp.
With the levy talks running into disarray, we are in limbo, and I want the minister to abandon the idea of one bill and let the Tote run on its own, as the Tote bill would go through Parliament in the blink of an eye.
Airbags do a good job of preventing these collisions by inflating within 1/20th of a second -- the blink of an eye.
In the blink of an eye, a magnificent and terrible romance has blossmed and died: what we would call a great love.
Since the animals swallow their skins in the blink of an eye, observations of dermatophagy were rare until Weldon and his colleagues enlisted the aid of animal caretakers to compile new data.
This whole process happens as fast as the blink of an eye and is transparent to the customer.
This evokes what Adam Fleming, former chairman of Harmony Gold, now chairman of Wits Gold, said at GATA's Gold Rush 21 conference in Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada, last August, just hours before the current sharp rally in gold began: that just a little investment demand could take the central banks out of their gold 'in the blink of an eye.
SCOTS weather presenter Carol Kirkwood shows how things can change in the blink of an eye when you are on storm duty for TV.
He's not a bad storyteller, either - the film's running time passes in what seems like the blink of an eye.