in the twinkle/twinkling of an eye

idiom

: very quickly
He was back in the twinkle/twinkling of an eye.

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“In the twinkle/twinkling of an eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20twinkle%2Ftwinkling%20of%20an%20eye. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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