moving fast or doing sth in a short time
done in a short time
lively; active; alert
easily roused; sensitive
soft tender flesh, especially below the fingernails
"was quick to make friends"
"his quick reaction prevented an accident"
"hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"
"a speedy recovery"
"he has a right to a speedy trial"
"paid a flying visit"
"took a flying glance at the book"
"a quick inspection"
"a fast visit"
"sleek and agile as a gymnast"
"as nimble as a deer"
"quick of foot"
"the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"
"a quick mind"
"a ready wit"
"an immediate reply to my letter"
"a prompt reply"
"was quick to respond"
"a straightaway denial"
"a quick temper"
"a warm temper"
"the rescue squad arrived promptly"
"come here, quick!"
The wishes of the departed take precedence over those of the quick.
出自： W. Trevor
In Barcelona everyone was quick with rage.
出自： W. H. Dixon
He is quick at arithmetic.
His spelling's poor but he's quick at figures.
他拼写差,但算术好。 be quick at v-ing
He is quick at learning languages.
He is quick at hearing.
She is quick at taking offence.
She was cut to the quick by his insults.
When she realized that they had been laughing at her, she was cut to the quick.
误 He's quick in learning languages.
正 He's quick at learning languages.
误 He was clever and quick in sketching.
正 He was clever and quick at sketching.
析 表示“在…上敏捷”“在…上聪明”时, quick后面的介词一般用at,不用in。
误 The speed of the car was very quick.
正 The speed of the car was very high.
析 修饰speed不用quick, slow,而用high, low。
误 Please give me a fast answer.
正 Please give me a quick answer.
误 This is a fast acting medicine.
正 This is a quick acting medicine.
析 fast一般指运动着的人或物体的速度快; quick一般指动作敏捷和迅速,在较短时间内完成或发生某个动作。
误 He has a fast temper.
正 He has a quick temper.
误 He is fast-tempered.
正 He is quick-tempered.