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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Minister applauds construction workers who speak about their accidents and rehabilitation in order to help others in a moving new video series IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE
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For his upcoming solo show, In the Blink of an Eye, at Art Underground, the painter experiments with the transience of image, making each work appear whole only in the temporariness of painterly strokes.
It just shows you how life can be over in the life can be over in the blink of an eye.
Ideal for young people ages 5-12, Blink of an Eye is the fourth "kindie" music CD by award-winning recording artist Frances England.
But the fact is that humans can do this in the blink of an eye.
My two-year-old daughter was grabbed and was dragged away today in the blink of an eye.
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In the Blink of an Eye is an extraordinary tale of love, courage, and faith.
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The prestigious international recognition awarded to the films, In the Blink of an Eye and Dream Journey, comes on top of a series of other accolades achieved by the UAE Pavilion in Shanghai, including a Number-One ranking in a visitor survey of impressions of participating pavilions.