A flash sale 限时抢购
Learning English: Todays Phrase – A flash sale: Images/Getty
“A flash sale 一场快速的售卖” 的意思是 “限时特卖、限时减价”，即一种商家在短时间内减价出售商品的促销活动。这类活动的时间有限，但折扣力度通常较大。商家们会用 “a flash sale” 作为标语来吸引顾客。
If you want to buy flight tickets, look out for the flash sales which are common after Christmas.
I was lucky – I saw a flash sale and managed to get this really cheaply!
It would have been much cheaper yesterday in the flash sale – but it's finished now, sorry!