quick fix

noun

Definition of quick fix

: an expedient usually temporary or inadequate solution to a problem

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However, the cost might well be worth it as a one-time quick fix in order to save tens or hundreds of thousands of miles from disappearing. Eric Rosen, Condé Nast Traveler, "12 Easy (and Cheap) Ways To Keep Your Miles and Points From Expiring," 14 Aug. 2019 No quick fixes Some cities have decided on their own to get rid of ambulance diversion. Barbara Brody, Health.com, "'Hospital Diversion' Is Perfectly Legal and Putting People at Risk. Here's What You Need to Know," 27 June 2019 This suggests the People’s Liberation Army Navy is aggressively trying to stamp out emerging problems, and that some of these issues have had quick fixes. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "China’s First Homemade Aircraft Carrier Is Having Some Problems," 9 Aug. 2019 The signing of Earl Thomas could be a quick fix for last year’s takeaway problems, and fellow safeties Tony Jefferson and DeShon Elliott are well positioned to pick up the slack if injuries derail Thomas again. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, "AFC North position rankings: Steelers, Browns will challenge Ravens for defensive supremacy," 18 July 2019 Some people, however, don’t experience either altitude sickness or the negative consequences of the body’s quick fix for it. Bridget Alex, Discover Magazine, "The World Is Our Niche," 3 June 2019 Instead of trying to dive deep into activities that were now difficult for him, Solis tweaked his habits incrementally, using quick fixes to cultivate the strength for serious change. Ephrat Livni, Quartzy, "A book on focus, designed for the distracted, promises to spark your creativity," 2 June 2019 Depending on the severity of your breakouts (and your budget), seeing a dermatologist who can administer an in-office quick fix or prescribe oral or topical medications might be a worthy investment in your time and money. Allure, "The 14 Best Cystic Acne Treatments, According to Dermatologists," 28 Mar. 2019 There's a quick fix for that, said Stacie Stewart, who runs the beverage programs for Edward Lee's Louisville restaurants. Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, "These summer-friendly, low-alcohol boozy bevys don't skimp on flavor," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of quick fix

1966, in the meaning defined above

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