make quick work of (someone or something)

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make quick work of (someone or something)

To deal with, finish, or dispose of someone or something very quickly or handily; (of an object) to consume something quickly. We'll make quick work of this project now that you've joined the team. You made quick work of that book you were reading. You must have liked it! Everyone is expecting the team to make quick work of their opponents in the upcoming match.
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BELT AND BRACES Quigg makes quick work of Martinez while Frampton (below) made it a brace of British triumphs
With a colorimetric detector, 40-place sample rack, 10-place reagent tray and quick analysis rates of up to 200 tests per hour, the discrete system makes quick work of many common tests like ammonia, cyanide, nitrate (by enzymatic, hydrazine or vanadium), nitrite, phenol, OP, TKN and total phosphorus.
We love Barbecued Chicken Quesadillas, a Stir Crazy classic that makes quick work of the rotisserie bird.
Perez makes quick work of setting the scene and helping those new to the series get caught up, all the while drawing you into the lives of the characters from the town of Nightshade.
Makes quick work of cooking delicious meals such as pizza, chops, sausages, burgers, fish
You can hire a scarifier by the day, which makes quick work of moss removal.
This Web-based "inductor finder" makes quick work of finding and sorting all of the company's products that fit a user's requirements.
com/ It makes quick work of creating and managing drive partitions without requiring massive reformatting or extensive tangles with your system BIOS.
A new test developed by ARS scientists at the Midwest Livestock Insects Research Laboratory in Lincoln, Nebraska, makes quick work of a complex identification process to distinguish screwworm larvae from close relatives in the fly family.
This product makes quick work with 24 well plates, 48 well plates and many additional labware formats.
OmniGraffle makes quick work of creating a diagram, process chart, page layout, website wireframe, or graphic design.
There's also a USB connection which makes quick work of transferring files and you get software to convert the tracks on your audio CDs to MP3 files.
The FINE technology print head makes quick work of photos and text with a next-generation 3,584-nozzle print head that ejects precise droplets as small as one picoliter.
Cognio, the market leader in spectrum analysis tools for WiFi and RFID networks, announced today a new version of Spectrum Expert that makes quick work of troubleshooting and eliminating physical layer problems.
99(3)) is a desktop photo-digitizing juggernaut that makes quick work of high resolution scanning of both photos and documents.