in nothing flat

in nothing flat
cvb idi in very little time

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • nothing flat — noun A very short (but unspecified) amount of time; no time at all. After so many years of practice, she can often find the problem and fix it in nothing flat. Syn: in no time …   Wiktionary

  • in nothing flat — See: IN NO TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in nothing flat — See: IN NO TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ nothing\ flat — • in no time • in nothing flat adv. phr. informal In a very little time; soon; quickly. When the entire class worked together they finished the project in no time. The bus filled with students in nothing flat …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in nothing flat — mod. immediately. □ I’ll be there in nothing flat. □ She changed the tire in nothing flat …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • in nothing flat — adverb : in the shortest possible time the rain swallowed up the tail light in nothing flat E.S.Gardner put away her sandwiches in nothing flat New Yorker …   Useful english dictionary

  • in nothing flat — quickly I will have this information printed out for you in nothing flat …   Idioms and examples

  • nothing — [nuth′iŋ] pron. [ME < OE na thing, nan thing] 1. a) no thing; not anything; naught b) no part, element, trace, etc. [nothing of kindness in him] 2. a) something of little or no value, seriousness, etc.; trifle …   English World dictionary

  • nothing — /nuth ing/, n. 1. no thing; not anything; naught: to say nothing. 2. no part, share, or trace (usually fol. by of): The house showed nothing of its former magnificence. 3. something that is nonexistent. 4. nonexistence; nothingness: The sound… …   Universalium

  • nothing — /ˈnʌθɪŋ / (say nuthing) pronoun 1. no thing; not anything; naught: say nothing. 2. that which is non existent. –noun 3. something or someone of no importance or quality: he is a complete nothing. 4. a trivial matter or remark: to exchange… …  

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