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Instantly; immediately:‘I'd do it again in a heartbeat’
- ‘The only reason I even went to work was for money, otherwise I would have quit in a heartbeat.’
- ‘A tornado could take everything I own in a heartbeat.’
- ‘Now, any reasonable jury would find Marty not guilty in a heartbeat.’
- ‘I'd vote for him in a heartbeat.’
- ‘Janelle says she'd get plastic surgery in a heartbeat.’
- ‘Drop-dead gorgeous, she has the amazing ability to go from incredibly sweet to incredibly deadly in a heartbeat.’
- ‘She had me out of the wet suit and into a warm tub in a heartbeat.’
- ‘The hours, days, and weeks evaporate in a heartbeat.’
- ‘They had only been dating a year before he asked her to marry him and she accepted in a heartbeat.’
- ‘He guessed Garnet had the kind of money that could make that charge go away in a heartbeat anyway.’
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