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Everybody was cabbage-frying; those spatulae were fast as lightning

電光石火 den.kou.se-.kka Literally: lightning – light – stone – fire Alternately: As quick as lightning or sparks struck from a stone. Doing something with incredible speed, or something happening in an extremely short span of time. Notes: Apparently some people … Continue reading

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Likeaflash

電光石火 den.kou.se-.kka Literally: electricity – light – stone – fire Alternately: A very short span of time. Alternately, incredible speed of motion. “Lightning-flash and sparks (struck from a stone),” as examples of things that happen quickly. Notes: The parts can … Continue reading

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