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New York minute

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a very small space of time
  • in a New York minute she had signed the contract and was off on her first assignment

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The first known use of New York minute was in 1954

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“New York minute.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/New%20York%20minute. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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