make fast work of (someone or something)

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make fast work of (someone or something)

1. To deal with, finish, or dispose of someone or something very quickly or handily. We'll make fast work of this project now that you've joined the team. Everyone is expecting the team to make fast work of their opponents in the upcoming match.
2. To consume something quickly. I was so hungry that I made fast work of that steak. You sure made fast work of that book you were reading. You must have liked it!
See also: fast, make, of, work