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Extremely quickly; in a very short time.
very soon, soon, in a second, in a minute, in a moment, in a trice, in a flash, shortly, directly, any second, any minute, any minute now, in a short time, in an instant, in the twinkling of an eye, in no time, in no time at all, in less than no time, before you know it, before longView synonyms
- ‘The trio did the clean-up in jig time and with smiles.’
- ‘They'll be off the starting blocks in jig time on Sunday and it will be important for Ardmore to contain them in those vital early sequences.’
- ‘Veteran Frankie Carroll especially was out of traps in jig time pointing a free inside a minute and landing a real beauty from play two minutes later.’
- ‘There is no doubt we went mad in terms of exposing ourselves to increased debt as we dramatically caught up with the EU average on that score in jig time.’
- ‘After the parade, the Céilí Mór takes place at Earlsfort Terrace with some of the country's finest traditional acts keeping everybody in jig time.’
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