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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DAN BUSTER Garcia makes quick work of Khan in Las Vegas three years ago
We love Barbecued Chicken Quesadillas, a Stir Crazy classic that makes quick work of the rotisserie bird.
Also key: a thin scale, which makes quick work of measuring ingredients and slips easily into a drawer.
The eMeals service makes quick work of getting meals on the table every night, and saves an average of $1,000 per year on the family grocery bill, by delivering weekly menus for your choice of 50 different meal plans straight to your email inbox, iPhone or password-protected member's page on the eMeals website.
9-horsepower cutting power, the new air-powered 1ST PC200 from Pipeline Renewal Technologies (PRT) makes quick work of lateral reinstatement.
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.
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.
BELT AND BRACES Quigg makes quick work of Martinez while Frampton (below) made it a brace of British triumphs
Cook's Note: Using a food processor to slice the potatoes and onions makes quick work of this step.
A hosted service, 365 Command replaces the command line interface of Windows PowerShell with a rich, HTML5 graphical user interface that is easy to navigate and makes quick work of changing mailbox settings, monitoring usage and reporting.
OmniGraffle makes quick work of creating a diagram, process chart, page layout, website wireframe, or graphic design.
As for grating the lemon zest and nutmeg, get yourself a wand-style grater, which makes quick work of both.
7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wondershare Software has a fantastic new software utility that makes quick work of the dreaded chore most mobile phone users face: how to get everything from their old phone to a newly purchased phone.