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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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The desktop guide to herbal medicine; the ultimate multidisciplinary reference to the amazing realm of healing plants, in a quick-study, one-stop guide.
Designed for quick-study in seven days or less, The Complete Guide to Real Estate Tax Liens and Foreclosure Deeds covers where to find tax auctions, important research that one should undertake before the auction, bidding types and strategies, how to flip tax liens, and much more.
Numerous examples and sample formats clearly show the note-taking forms that Gutmann recommends, in this one-of-a-kind quick-study tool that can swiftly transform any willing student into a skilled minute-taker.
He lays it all on the line in ``Mafioso,'' his quick-study Nino getting in way over his head but never losing his cool.
This results in physical forms ranging from quick-study models of specific details and components to representations of the entire building that the client can use in fund-raising.
Written for lay people, and designed so that the reader can absorb the essence of each book of the Bible in ten minutes at a time, The Bare Bones Bible Handbook is enthusiastically recommended as a quick-study aid especially for anyone new to bible studies.
But he also credits the drive of his quick-study student, who wants to follow fellow diabetics Scott Verplank of the PGA and Michelle McGann of the LPGA into the highest ranks of professional golf.
A quick-study guide in a bulleted format helps students study the essential facts when preparing for the NCLEX-RN(R).
University teacher and editor of 30 years' experience Mark Phillips presents Vocabulary Dictionary and Workbook: 2,856 Words You Must Know, a quick-study self-teaching tool for expanding one's English vocabulary.
While these safeguards are intended to ensure open and honest government, quick-study Bratton has seen for himself that the city's leaders usually drag out the process without ever making a decision.