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quick fix

A fast and often temporary solution to a problem. There is no quick fix for your financial problems. You must learn to budget your money and gradually cut down on your expenses.
See also: fix, quick

a quick fix

COMMON If something is a quick fix, it is a fast solution, but one which may not last. We encourage our clients to look for other ways to find comfort apart from the quick fix that food offers. There can be no quick fix for public spending. If the recovery fails to cut the deficit sharply, a rise in taxes will be needed. Note: You can also use quick-fix before a noun. The fight against crime is not a quick-fix operation.
See also: fix, quick

quick fix

1. n. a quick and probably none too permanent or satisfactory solution to a problem. The quick fix isn’t good enough in this case.
2. mod. having to do with a temporary or unsatisfactory solution or repair. (Usually quick-fix.) Frank is a master of the quick-fix solution.
See also: fix, quick
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Quick Fix Appliance Services, LLC, has been Philadelphia's answer for refrigerator, dishwasher, oven, and washer/dryer repair since 2011.
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Instead of telling people what to do, The Quick Fix simply tries to get students thinking and talking.
Again looking for a quick fix, organizations are "putting in" quality programs that more often than not are merely training programs masquerading as serious quality initiatives.
QUICK FIX Dick Advocaat, left, and long-term target Sam Allardyce
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Alan Farnell, leader of the county council, said: "This conference was not about a quick fix, but we have started the ball rolling towards something which will hopefully be of benefit to both the settled and travelling communities.
She's discouraged to hear that he's been attending meetings for six years -- the idea that there's no quick fix for her condition visibly deflates her.
Go we came up with a quick Fix to keep the fan turning and the truck in action.
He said: 'Employers have to start addressing the real issues behind stress, rather than looking at quick fix solutions.
He said: ``Employers have to start addressing the issues behind stress such as long hours, bullying and excessive demands, rather than looking at quick fix solutions such as stress management courses, which do nothing to get rid of the underlying problems causing stress.
But unfortunately the siren song of the quick fix of dime a dozen HD is too strong for most IT or department managers and users to resist.
IF you do find yourself in financial difficulties in the New Year, it's important not to panic and go looking for a quick fix from debt consolidation companies.
To use the Quick Fix approach, the facility must promptly make MSD management available, consult with the employee(s) holding the problem jobs about physical stressors, identify ergonomic risk factors and solicit employee suggestions to eliminate the hazard.
Under Quick Fix, pushed strongly by the Newspaper Association of America, if a workplace situation that caused an injury can be remedied in 90 days, then a newspaper would avoid the full ergonomic program.