at a glance

idiom

: with a quick look
She was able to identify the problem at a glance.

Examples of at a glance in a Sentence

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“At a glance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20a%20glance. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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