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New York minute

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Definition of New York minute in English:

noun

US informal
A very short time; a moment.
Example sentences
  • This is why the scent of a woman's perfume is so evocative - that and the other scents people learned to know in cavewoman and caveman days that would keep them alive or kill them in a New York minute.
  • That said, if I owned some sort of entertainment, design, or new media company, or if I had any sort of hiring power, I would grab this woman up in a New York minute.
  • The Beverly Hills Carnegie closed in a New York minute.

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