In two shakes

In two shakes
a very short time

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • in two shakes — I in two shakes (of a lamb s tail) informal very quickly I ll be back to you in two shakes II in two shakes (of a lamb s tail) see shake * * * in …   Useful english dictionary

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  • in two shakes — adverb Very quickly; without delay. She tried to get the case open. . . . I wish Father was here, said Phyllis; hed get it open in two shakes …   Wiktionary

  • in two shakes — (of a lamb s tail) very soon, in a couple of seconds, in a sec    I ll be with you in two shakes. I just have to turn off the lights …   English idioms

  • in two shakes — See in two shakes of a lamb s tail …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • in two shakes — ► in two shakes (of a lamb s tail) informal very quickly. Main Entry: ↑shake …   English terms dictionary

  • in two shakes of a lamb's tail — {adv.}, {informal} Quickly; in no time at all. * /I ll be back in two shakes of a lamb s tail./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in two shakes of a lamb's tail — {adv.}, {informal} Quickly; in no time at all. * /I ll be back in two shakes of a lamb s tail./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in two shakes of a lamb's tail —    To do something in two shakes of a lamb s tail means to do it very quickly or in a moment.     I ll be ready in two shakes of a lamb s tail.     Wait for me. I ll be ready in two shakes (of a lamb s tail) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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