blink of an eye


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Synonyms for blink of an eye

a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

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Kjaergaard's ordeal is told with clear and unsparing detail in The Blink of an Eye. She relates the terror and confusion of struggling to understand her fragmented thoughts and regain even the tiniest bit of control over her body.
BEIRUT: Interior Minister Raya El Hassan vowed Sunday evening to take measures to limit car crashes, which she said "are taking the lives of our youth in the blink of an eye." "I was very upset when I heard about the deaths of the two young men, Raghid Itani and Mohammad Ghazal, in a car accident in Karantina," Hassan tweeted.
Leaping and jumping, they climb so high, Changing their color in the blink of an eye.
Summary: 'No matter how invincible we think we are, we can all disappear in a blink of an eye'
So, a big "Well done" to ref Anthony Taylor, who, in the blink of an eye, called that correctly.
Young people need to stop and think before they revert to violence, a life can be taken in the blink of an eye.
"It just shows you how life can be over in the life can be over in the blink of an eye." blink of an eye."
After all, if Scotland had voted for and obtained independence, it would have been perfectly reasonable for dissenters to call for and obtain further referenda in future years to ascertain whether or not the people of Scotland wanted to re-enter a Union with RUK (who would of course supposedly have us back in the blink of an eye).
The general manager of Al-Rashid Mall, Fouad Al-Fakhiri, said that, "The best description of Al-Rashid Qaisariya is that it is a "time machine" that takes you in the blink of an eye to our old and beautiful history." He said, "Most stores and shops choose modern themes with trendy merchandise and a touch of technology.
In what seems like the blink of an eye, Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell mark their 10-year anniversary with an absolute barnstormer of a new record.
She warned that few couples could afford to bring their marriages to an end in the blink of an eye, like Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson.
Ideal for young people ages 5-12, Blink of an Eye is the fourth "kindie" music CD by award-winning recording artist Frances England.
But the fact is that humans can do this in the blink of an eye.
My two-year-old daughter was grabbed and was dragged away today in the blink of an eye. Thankfully I managed to scare off the dog this time and my daughter was unharmed.