within minutes

idiom

: within a very short amount of time
We called an ambulance and it arrived within minutes.

Examples of within minutes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fentanyl can shut down breathing, cause cardiac arrest and kill within minutes. Rosalio Ahumada, Sacramento Bee, 31 May 2024 The city deleted the post within minutes and both the city and Mayor Quinton Lucas apologized. Jonathan Shorman, Kansas City Star, 20 May 2024 Peterson, along with her then 14-year-old daughter, Haylee, and family friends from Rancho Cucamonga, was at Crystal Cove State Beach’s Moro Beach to enjoy a relaxing beach day last summer – but within minutes, everything changed. Laylan Connelly, Orange County Register, 18 May 2024 They are taken off your hands at the valet and delivered to your room within minutes to make your check-in process seamless. Martie Bowser, Essence, 16 May 2024 Most often, Current Dissonance subscribers receive the new track within minutes of its completion. Michael Gallant, Billboard, 15 May 2024 Whether from lack of oxygen or exhaustion, humble people have been reported to turn into competitive, risk-taking, careless athletes within minutes. Leyton Cassidy, Longreads, 7 May 2024 The couple’s combined 343 million Instagram followers shot up millions of likes on the pictures within minutes. Jordan Moreau, Variety, 9 May 2024 The tensions have been turned up a few notches within minutes as wild threats were fired off with the latest haymakers thrown in each other’s direction. Michael Saponara, Billboard, 4 May 2024

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“Within minutes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/within%20minutes. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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