lose no time

Also found in: Idioms.
See: hasten
References in classic literature ?
If I wanted to see him, it would be advisable to lose no time in paying my contemplated visit.
This time, if it ever come, may come quickly and unexpectedly, and in such case you must lose no time in using your opportunity.
I've noted down the amount of the taxed costs and damages for which the ca-sa was issued, and we had better settle at once and lose no time.