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не успеть и глазом моргнуть v.
not have time to realise something (as something has happened very quickly)
[Fam.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     Russian-English
v.
not lift a finger
[Fam.]
exp.
not at all
exp.
and off he went
adv.
again and again; time and again; over and over again
exp.
inside and out; backwards and forwards
adv.
more than once ; a number of times ; many times ; several times
adv.
less than
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успеть

, -ю  
      сов неперех     ( успевать    impf  )   (сделать что-н в срок)    to manage  ,   (прийти вовремя)    to be или make it in time
я не успел это сделать, как ...      I'd hardly done it when ...  
не успел оглянуться, как он уже ушёл      I hardly had time to blink before he'd already gone  
Translation Russian - English Collins Dictionary  
"не успеть и глазом моргнуть": examples and translations in context
Не успеешь и глазом моргнуть, как мы будем с ним разговаривать. Then we'll be speaking with him before you know it.
Ты и глазом моргнуть не успеешь. I'll be as quick as a whip.
Или же я снова стану скучной, не успев и глазом моргнуть. Or maybe, I'd be back in the business of boring before I knew it.
Всё хорошо, я вернусь - и глазом моргнуть не успеешь. It's all right, it's all right. I'll be back in two ticks.
Я сейчас позвоню в Министерство Труда, они и глазом моргнуть... I'll have the Labor Department here so fast, they won't...
Я хочу сказать, мы и глазом моргнуть не успели. I mean, blink and you would've missed it.
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