In a jiffy
Idiomatic translations of "In a jiffy"
Meanings of "In a jiffy"
British English: Jiffy is an informal term for any unspecified short period of time, as in "I'll be back in a jiffy".
"In a jiffy" in lyrics
A jump ahead[fn]without "przed" it can mean "away" too[/fn] 'cause I false the tracks
A step ahead and it's a close call[fn]lit. a little hair away[/fn]
In a jiffy, they won't see me
You're there and I jump here
Who tells her, who informs her that Spring is here and now is the time?
- A light butterflies wings that flew up saw the sun and in a jiffy said to her.
- A pure gold butterfly?
If, while preparing <em>polenta</em>, the copper pot got a hole in it,[fn]<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polenta">Polenta</a> is a cornmeal dish that was the staple of northern Italy diet for centuries.[/fn]
if a handle fell off or a funnel broke,
he would fix it in a jiffy,
but nowadays there are no more tinsmiths.