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quick study

A person who can learn new material quickly. Primarily heard in US. You 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.
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She proved to be an unusually quick study with a dazzling stage presence.
Unscientific, to be sure, but a quick study that can be done on any weekday.
History - a gold medal at the 1982 Barcelona Olympics and nine subsequent world boxing titles in six weight classes - suggests he'll be a quick study.
He also served as a venture partner for Schroder Ventures Life Science Fund and as a Director for Quick Study Radiology, a start up radiology services company in St.
Suki Schorer, who taught Kowroski at the School of American Ballet for two years (she previously danced and studied with Charthel Arthur's Grand Rapids Ballet), confirms that the dancer is a quick study.
Recent assignments include serving as Acting General Manager of the Custom Primers Division of Invitrogen Corporation and Chief Operating Officer & Director of Quick Study Radiology.
Valencia junior Robert Todd, 16, almost didn't make it into the band, but a quick study helped him at audition time.
They also compose the enchainements--a required test of quick study.
Haggard further states, "I do not understand public stock as well as I understand running AutoFund, but I am a quick study.
Fortunately for Richar, time is still on his side at age 21, and he has proved to be a quick study.
RealTimeImage, a leading provider of Internet medical image streaming technology, today announced a partnership with Quick Study Radiology (QSR), a digital imaging management solutions provider, for the use of its iPACS software for communications with referring physicians and teleradiology.
The improvement cemented his reputation as a quick study.
Simtrol Chief Executive Officer, Rick Egan, stated, "ADTECH's technical staff was a quick study regarding the power a PC brings to the world of control systems.
The choir director and his wife were a quick study.