quick study

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quick study

A person who can learn new material quickly. Primarily heard in US. Your daughter is making great progress in her piano lessons—she's really a quick study.
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quick study

a person who is quick to learn things. (Compare this to slow study.) Jane, who is a quick study, caught the joke immediately and laughed before everyone else.
See also: quick, study
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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