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In a tick / In two ticks

English Meaning 1

In a second / In two seconds - very soon, very quick

English Example 1

“She’ll be with you in a tick”

English Meaning 2

Same as Meaning 1 (Learn English tip: two ticks means just slightly longer but still very soon)

English Example 2

“Can I call you back in two ticks?”
(When we speak English casually we say ‘can I call you back’ but more formal English might require ‘can I call you again later’)


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