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quick one

A brief stop or break to have an alcoholic beverage. Let's stop by the bar for a quick one before we go home. I'm not looking to stay at the bar all night. Let's just grab a quick one before we go to the game.
See also: one, quick

quick one

and quickie
1. n. a quick drink of booze; a single beer consumed rapidly. I could use a quickie about now.
2. n. a quick sex act. (Usually objectionable.) They’re in the bedroom having a quick one.
See also: one, quick
References in classic literature ?
Wait, Sancho, and I will do them in the saying of a credo," and pulling off his breeches in all haste he stripped himself to his skin and his shirt, and then, without more ado, he cut a couple of gambados in the air, and a couple of somersaults, heels over head, making such a display that, not to see it a second time, Sancho wheeled Rocinante round, and felt easy, and satisfied in his mind that he could swear he had left his master mad; and so we will leave him to follow his road until his return, which was a quick one.
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With the course in the German capital renowned as a quick one, the time took 41 seconds off Weir's previous best.
One nearby resident, Shelagh Hutton posted on Facebook: "Omg I go the pub for a quick one and totally miss the hoo har on the street.
This week's quick one comes from the very talented Mo Kenny who is releasing her debut album in Ireland today.
Our business customers will be able to make quick one day business trips to Cairo, Amman and Jeddah whilst our leisure passengers will appreciate direct flights to the Greek isles, Cyprus, Turkey and Sharm El-Sheick.
And she said I don't want a long engagement but I don't want a quick one either.
Rating: 3/5 | B QUICK One Coat Professional Finish in Mermaid 176, PS4.
Frankel is the only horse I have seen who combined a long stride with a very quick one, something he had in common with Usain Bolt.
DETOXING: Just time to get a quick one in before beer garden season starts in earnest.
We are delighted at the response we have received and ensure that flying through Bahrain to our destinations is a quick one.
One story will get you through a quick one, but if you want to take your time there's enough to keep you occupied for hours.
We got an earful of anecdotal evidence that revealed that 1) quality writing on the corporate scene is in bad shape; 2) it matters--a lot; and 3) there are ways to counteract the downward slide, but the reasons for it are profound, and the fix won't be a quick one.
So kneel down, clasp your hands and offer up a quick one after scouring the Daily Post's gameby-game countdown to the derby.
My last fight was a quick one, he wasn't a bad boy but I caught him just right and I felt it was a good performance.