What does two shakes of a lamb’s tail mean?


Idiom Meaning:

very soon or quickly


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Pulp Fiction (1994)

Time of Scene: ~00:30:00

Mia Wallace: Hi Vincent. I’m getting dressed. The door’s open. Come inside and make yourself a drink.

Vincent Vega: Hello?

Mia Wallace: Vincent. Vincent… I’m on the intercom.

Vincent Vega: Where is it? Where is the intercom?

Mia Wallace: It’s on the wall by the two African fellows. To your right. Warm… warmer. Disco.

Vincent Vega: Hello.

Mia Wallace: Push the button if you want to talk.

Vincent Vega: Hello.

Mia Wallace: Go make yourself a drink and I’ll be down in two shakes of a lamb’s tail. The bar is by the fireplace.

Vincent Vega: Okay.

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