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- (idiomatic) Instantaneously; very quickly; in almost no time.
- It happened so fast that it was all over in a flash.
- 1987, “Sri Ramanasramam Charities”, in Mountain Path, volume 24, page 152:
- Therefore its completeness, though instantaneous, was total. His realisation was in a flash, but it did not vanish like a flash.
very quickly — see quick as a flash