in a New York minute

idiom

US, informal
: in a very short period of time : in an instant
He was down the stairs in a New York minute.

Examples of in a New York minute in a Sentence

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“In a New York minute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20a%20New%20York%20minute. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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