quick fix

noun

Definition of quick fix

: an expedient usually temporary or inadequate solution to a problem

Examples of quick fix in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web False Oval Office prophets notwithstanding, there’s no quick fix just over the horizon. NOLA.com, "Keep the faith, stay the course. There's no other way.," 11 Sep. 2020 But reopening schools isn’t likely to be a quick fix. Emily Ashton, Bloomberg.com, "Welcome Back to School, Britain’s Economy Is Counting On You," 1 Sep. 2020 The world is in crisis, and there’s pressure for a quick fix and to make some jobs. Winona Laduke, Star Tribune, "On Line 3, Walz is seizing the opportunity to be a visionary leader," 21 Aug. 2020 Tell your children that some things are not a quick fix, and that’s okay. Steven Siegel, The Conversation, "4 tips to help kids to cope with COVID-19 anxiety," 11 Aug. 2020 After prospective Texas Tech graduate transfer Jett Duffey was denied admission in January, Howard’s development has negated the need for the coaches to pursue another quick fix. G Smith, NOLA.com, "Tulane QB Keon Howard is ready to roll, just as long as the Wave rolls: 'He’s a gym rat'," 10 Aug. 2020 The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven drug to patients, a senior government scientist alleged in a whistleblower complaint Tuesday. Colleen Long, The Denver Post, "Whistleblower: U.S. failed to prepare, sought quick virus fix," 5 May 2020 Lee, the lawyer, doesn't believe that the bill will be a quick fix for migrant women. Julia Hollingsworth, CNN, "South Korean authorities encourage men to marry foreign women. But they often become victims of abuse," 2 Aug. 2020 Drivers hope that this weekend — in addition to providing a quick fix out of a shutdown — is the start of a yearly tradition. Michael Mccleary, The Indianapolis Star, "IndyCar-NASCAR doubleheader adds 'cache' to motorsports," 2 July 2020

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First Known Use of quick fix

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Quick fix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quick%20fix. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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