before you know it
before you know it
almost immediately. •

I'll be there before you know it.

If you keep spending money like that, you'll be broke before you know it.

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{adv. phr.} Sooner than one would expect. * /Don't despair; we'll be finished with this work before you know it!/

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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