Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Jiffy"

The meaning of "Jiffy" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa jiffy hand
cranky leg

(from kid books )
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Q: O que significa in a jiffy?
A: Fast or Very Quickly.
Q: O que significa what does “in a jiffy “means? ?
A: In a jiffy = in a moment, in a second, in a few, quickly

Examples:

“I’ll be there in a jiffy.” = ”I’ll be there in a few.” Or “I’ll be there in a second.” Or “I’ll be there soon.”

“I’ll be back in a jiffy.” = ”I will be back in a moment.” Or “I’ll be back in a few.”

“A really well-trained dog will come in a jiffy.” = ”A really well-trained dog will come quickly.”

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Example sentences using "Jiffy"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com jiffy.
A: They will be here in a jiffy.
meaning: in a very quick time.

It will be ready in a jiffy.

Synonyms of "Jiffy" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre In a jiffy e In a second ?
A: 미국에서는 “In a second”라는 말하면 더 자연스러운 것 같아요. :) “In a jiffy”라는 말을 별로 안 해요.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre 'jiffy' e ''split second'' ?
A: jiffy and split second might be used interchangeably in some cases, although you could say a split second means it happened at that moment and a jiffy could mean it happens very quickly but not exactly at that moment
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I'll be with you in a jiffy. e I'll be back in a while. e I'll be back in a bit. ?
A: I'll be with you in a jiffy sounds more like you'll be back with the person you said it to after a short period of time.
I'll be back in a while just says that you'll be back after some period of time (short, long, not specified).
I'll be back in a bit essentially means the same as the first one.

And yes, jiffy is sometimes used in real life conversations. (I'll do that in a jiffy, etc.)

Translations of "Jiffy"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? in a jiffy
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Other questions about "Jiffy"

Q: I'll be out in a second.
I'll be out in a jiffy.

Are both correct?
A: Yes, they are correct.
Q: Responding in a jiffy might be difficult for you. soa natural?
A: It's just natural :)
Q: I’ll be back in a jiffy.

Is “In a jiffy” commonly word?
Is it same as “ in a while” or “soon”?

I read a book and learned the phrase. When I read the book, I learn new phrases. I wonder weather it is a good word or not to use in daily conversation. I wonder if it is old or rude. It is hard to understand it.
A: Jiffy would mean soon as in a few minutes. The phrase "in a jiffy" is not as common as it used to be, but I still use it sometimes
Q: What's a jiffy in "be back in a jiffy"?
A: Not childish, just informal. It means “a very short space of time”. It can also be abbreviated: “Back in a jiff”
Q: I'll get this all done in a jiffy, so just hang tight for now. soa natural?
A: Perfectly okay. No need to change.

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