fast/quick study

noun

US
: a person who learns things quickly

Examples of fast/quick study in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The nifty kitchen tool can be purchased for as little as $10 and is a quick study. Stacey Lastoe, Southern Living, 2 July 2024 Encouraged by stern but fatherly Nippon proprietor Takahashi-san (Masahiro Motoki), Kristofer begins helping with kitchen prep and then proves a quick study, boning up on Japanese cooking techniques while also teaching himself the basics of the language. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 June 2024 But Bella is a quick study, whisked away by a horny lawyer (Mark Ruffalo) in this jet-black comedy, which may be the purest expression of her irreverent, inspired goofball side. Tim Grierson, Vulture, 10 Mar. 2024 The young prodigy was a fast study — perhaps too fast. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 19 May 2024 Advertisement Born in West Palm Beach, Fla., Betts proved a fast study on guitar, banjo and other instruments. August Brown, Los Angeles Times, 18 Apr. 2024 Guggenberger, though, is proving to be a quick study in the rink. Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 31 Jan. 2024 Miami Dolphins – Cooper Beebe, G, Kansas State With experience playing every position along the line except center, Beebe is a versatile and polished pass protector who should be a quick study as a pro. Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz, USA TODAY, 30 Apr. 2023 The sensitive, magnetic kid who would come to be known as Queen Latifah was a quick study. Emily Lordi, New York Times, 19 Oct. 2023

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“Fast/quick study.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fast%2Fquick%20study. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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