blink of an eye

  1. a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
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How To Use blink of an eye In A Sentence

  • Positions changed in the blink of an eye - exciting for fans but dangerous for drivers.
  • By means of this algebraic method of thinking, objects are grasped spatially, in the blink of an eye.
  • She shot an ice-charged projectile down at the scimitars, but the whirling cutters diced it to ribbons in the blink of an eye.
  • From the walls of the room jagged flashes of blue-white lightning clawed out at the creature, outlining it in a momentary nimbus of sparks and power which faded in the blink of an eye.
  • Unless conditions are extreme, you cannot win a Test in the blink of an eye. Times, Sunday Times
  • I had read somewhere that all the greatest discoveries had been made in the blink of an eye.
  • One more mistimed challenge and his international career would have been over in the blink of an eye. The Sun
  • It was all over in the blink of an eye.
  • Want to change gear in less time than the blink of an eye? Times, Sunday Times
  • There is always a first brave person who breaks step with the stam-peding masses fleeing in panic, who pauses to help another to his feet,creating his own eye in the storm, The stuff of heroes is made, forged in the midst of tragedy, in the blink of an eye
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