quick/slow off the mark

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Definition of quick/slow off the mark

: quick or slow to act or to understand something As soon as the opportunity arose, he was quick off the mark in exploiting it. I was slow off the mark and missed my chance.

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“Quick/slow off the mark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quick%2Fslow%20off%20the%20mark. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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