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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After making quick work of his first two opponents, sophomore Jake Kennedy took second place in the 220-pound weight class after a tightly-fought, heartbreaking loss in overtime of his finals' match.
It takes the familiar concept of the ring-binder onto electronic devices, making quick work of organizing information into professional-looking software ring-binders on your PC or tablet.
The Billies' Adam Sprague, the defending district champion at 135 pounds, joined Stanley and Erickson by making quick work of his quarterfinal match, winning by fall in 30 seconds.
A FEAR SOME machine is making quick work of a tree-clearing programme which is changing the landscape of Guisborough.
Around the corner from Woodbridge, supervisor Allen Cooke and his crew were making quick work of a 30-year-old Modesto ash that had begun to lean over resident Rachel Furman's driveway.
The EM8510 provides drop-in compatibility to designs based on the EM8500, making quick work of designing new portable players with full video features, longer battery life and increased audio support.
Peter-Marian in Week 3, the Rockets were back in vintage form, making quick work of the Woolies (3-1).
His crews and equipment fared well in preseason tests, he said, making quick work of early-arriving leaves in the downtown core.
Chaminade of West Hills sent 12 batters to the plate in the first inning, scoring eight runs and making quick work of Nordhoff of Ojai in a game that was called after five innings because of the mercy rule.
This eight-inch bubble level, with both vertical and horizontal vials, goes decidedly high-tech with the addition of a laser that can project a beam that is visible up to 150 feet away, making quick work of installing cabinets, countertops, wall tile, and more.
Those who have seen recent Wolverines teams know this year's squad had less talent, yet it went just as far, making quick work of the tough Mission League, capturing the Southern Section Division III-A title and reaching the Southern California Region final.
After making quick work of Marina in the first game, the Highlanders committed numerous serving mistakes.