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in the wink of an eye (or in a wink)

Definition of in the wink of an eye or in a wink in English:

Very quickly.
Example sentences
  • She's a master of surprise, able in the wink of an eye to transport the reader from tranquil normality to stark terror.
  • The listing was withdrawn but I would have purchased it in a wink.
  • Being a Newcastle fan I know first hand Kieron's strengths and weaknesses, I know that he has bags of pace, can skin players in the wink of an eye, can create and score goals.
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