in a matter of minutes

in a matter of minutes
за несколько минут

to be ten minutes behind time — опоздать на десять минут

my watch is 5 minutes fast — мои часы на 5 минут спешат

it is ten minutes past three — десять минут четвёртого

to run every three minutes — ходить каждые три минуты

we have ten minutes yet — у нас есть ещё десять минут


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