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quick on the uptakeAble to readily understand things; intelligent.
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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.
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cut to the quickUsed other than as an idiom: see cut, quick.
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cut to the quickTo hurt a person deeply, especially emotionally.
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cut to the quickTo get to the most essential idea or point.
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get-rich-quickClaiming to provide large profits quickly, with no realistic chance of success, in order to lure gullible investment victims.
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lightning-quickIncredibly fast
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make quick work ofTo accomplish a specified task easily and quickly.
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quick as a flashExtremely quick
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quick as a flashExtremely quickly
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quick as lightningis very quick
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quick bucka large sum of money earned easily and quickly
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quick off the markfast to act or react.
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quick on the drawCharacterized by rapid response, as to a verbal remark or to a new situation; quick to act.
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quick-and-dirtyDone or constructed in a hasty, approximate, temporarily adequate manner, but not exact, fully formed, or reliable for a long period of time.
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quick-and-dirtyOf or pertaining to the creation or repair of software or hardware in a manner which permits operation within a brief period of time, although with compromised functionality or reliability.
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quick-fireHaving one thing coming rapidly after another.
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shook ya droorsa trick, a quick move around an unexpected opponent, or person to gain ground.
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a pull of the hair for being unfairThe general response to "A kick and a flick for being so quick", which is in turn a response in itself to "A pinch and a punch for the first day of the month".
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bite to eatA snack or quick meal.
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bowl a googlySomething unexpected, underhand or requiring a quick reaction or correction.
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cheat sheetAny summary or quick reference used as a shortcut or reminder, a crib sheet.
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crash courseA quick, intense course of learning, especially one which is informal or hurried.
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double tapA tactical shooting technique of pulling the trigger of a weapon twice in quick succession to deliver two shots to the same target zone.
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golden ticketA philosophy that a quick fix can be achieved.
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he who hesitates is lostone who is not quick to act gets left behind.
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look-inA quick glance.
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look-inA quick short pass to a receiver running diagonally toward the center of the field.
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make it snappyDo it quickly; be quick about it.
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on the uptakeIn understanding or in the ability to absorb new information; especially in the phrases "quick on the uptake" and "slow on the uptake".
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pit a patwith quick light taps
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razor-sharpVery clever or quick-witted.
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short fuseThe personality trait of being quick to anger.
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short temperThe personality trait of being quick to anger.
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take a biteTo eat a quick, light snack.
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thin-skinnedOverly sensitive to criticism; quick to take offence; touchy.
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throw somebody a curveTo surprise; to introduce something unexpected or requiring a quick reaction or correction.
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throw someone a curveTo surprise; to introduce something unexpected or requiring a quick reaction or correction.
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trick of the tradeA shortcut or other quick, or very effective way of doing things, that professional workers learn from experience.
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whistle-stop train tourAny travel that's quick and with only brief pauses.
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yank offTo remove something, like a piece of cloth or bread, by tearing it with one quick strong pull.
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yank outTo remove something like a nail, or a tooth with one quick strong pull.
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