- "(letiet'/pribehnut'/etc.) ako blesk"
(run) like (greased) lightning
like a shot
quick as a flash
"(prist') ako blesk z jasneho neba"
(come) as a bolt out of the blue
out of the clear (blue) sky
"stat' ako bleskom zasiahnuty" [literally: to stand as if struck by lightning]
be rooted to the ground
freeze in one's tracks