in a twinkling

idiom

: very quickly : in a very short time
He was back in a twinkling.

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

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