swift and sure

swift and sure

Fast, direct, and indisputable. The legislation provides consumers with a swift and sure method of protecting their privacy and personal data. The judge's decision in the case was swift and sure.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

swift and sure

fast and certain. (As with the flight of a well-aimed arrow.) The response of the governor to the criticism by the opposing party was swift and sure. The boxer's punch was swift and sure and resulted in a quick knockout and a very short match.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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