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With baffling speed.
- ‘Get in debt with your mortgage and before you know it, your nightmares will have spiralled out of control.’
- ‘A week passed and before they knew it, it was time for Adam to leave.’
- ‘Sure, sometimes the days crawl by, but before you know it, two months will have breezed past in the blink of an eye.’
- ‘The school day flew by and before she knew it, Amy was walking home from the bus stop.’
- ‘Then, before you know it, the pavilion seats were all sold out, and it was too late.’
- ‘A report from an expert consultant could well be £400 to £600, there are solicitors fees and medical costs and before you know where you are it's up to £1,000.’
- ‘And waiting until you're a legal adult isn't so bad, you'll be one before you know it.’
- ‘By following these tips, you'll find your muscles will grow bigger and stronger before you know it.’
- ‘But when you're young, time seems endless and before you know it years have sped by.’
- ‘If they split up, he'll be on your doorstep before you know it.’
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