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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.
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How would Randle sum up her entrepreneurial quick study since 2007?
What the minister has not learnt from a quick study of Canadian film history is that English-Canadian films represented less than one per cent of screen time in 1924.
Here is a quick study of the use of ice and compression for the treatment of injury based on information in several published reviews of the medical literature.
The New Urban Leaders is a good, quick study of the federal policies and subsequent disenfranchisement of the African-American community.
A quick study of the public school situation in Toronto gives us an idea, however, of what is ahead if "we" don't do something.
Collectors at all levels will be present and all are invited to bring along their collections as it is surprising how many new discoveries can be made by a quick study.
Plus, since interim CEOs often charge by the half-day--at rates like $3,000--a quick study also saves money.
Realizing that he was a quick study with excellent communication skills, a problem solver, and a strong relationship builder, she helped him develop a career plan that included first marketing those talents at a small firm.
* Quick study. Named general director two years after joining Compaq as sales director.
Were there any doubt that Jonathan Bate is a quick study, this book should remove it.
A quick study of the page and a few easy clicks allow you to virtually order an entire office from over 25,000 products.
(New York) and American Lawyer Media have co-published The Survival Guide to IPOs, a single- issue glossy magazine described as a "quick study in how to get ready for, embark upon, and live through going public." In a letter accompanying the publication, ALM president/ceo William Pollak said the magazine, through interviews with IPO experts and veterans, presents "real-world advice, all in the context of real-world experiences." The story of Jupiter Communications is followed throughout the guide.
(New York) and American Lawyer Media have co-published The Survival Guide to IPOs, a single-issue glossy magazine described as a "quick study in how to get ready for, embark upon, and live through going public." In a letter accompanying the publication, ALM president/ceo William Pollak said the magazine, through interviews with IPO Experts and veterans, presents "real-world advice, all in the context of real-world experiences." The story of Jupiter Communications is followed throughout the guide.
* Latest accomplishment: As chair of Local 1's political action committee for the Armada district, this second-year teacher has been a quick study. She's persuaded all past donors to the voluntary PAC fund to renew their contribution and gotten "all but one" of the new teachers to kick in as well.
It's a quick study of English, French, German, and Italian Renaissance hines, many of the selections anonymous, about half for solo or several voices and the other half purely instrumental.