Idiom:  in a jiffy


Idiom:  in a jiffy

  • quickly
  • very soon

Example sentences

  • I’m late for a party so could you wrap that gift in a jiffy?
  • “Excuse me, waiter!  You forgot to bring a spoon.” “I’m sorry. I’ll bring one in a jiffy.”
  • I'm just calling to say we're on our way and will be there in a jiffy.
  • We'll have your sandwich ready in a jiffy.
  • I love this tailor. No matter what I bring to have altered, he gets it done in a jiffy.
  • You better be ready in a jiffy or we're going to be late for the play.
  • If you need to get there in a jiffy, just take an Uber.
  • I'll bring the report over in a jiffy. The last few pages are printing right now.


  • before you can blink
  • in no time (at all)
  • in a second
  • before you know it

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