Quick on the Draw

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Ready to respond on something in an efficient manner, faster or quicker in something, efficient to acquire some info

Etymology:

  • During the mid of 19th, In the Western America, various gunslingers were proud of themselves about their quick and efficient pistol draw from their respective holsters so that they can they can shoot much faster than anyone else. This particular idea of quick draw is now associated with any task that’s done in a faster, quicker and efficient manner. Faster action and quicker response to something is also related with it.
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There’s hardly any competition of Jonathan in his office because he’s always quick on the draw.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Quick on the Draw':

quick on the drawCharacterized by rapid response, as to a verbal remark or to a new situation; quick to act.
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