English version

be quick to do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe quick to do somethingbe quick to do somethingREACTto react quickly to what someone says or does The government was quick to deny any involvement in the attacks. quick
Examples from the Corpus
be quick to do somethingMovie writers and directors are quick to acknowledge differences between the genres.However, Lang is quick to add that non-alcoholic beverages will also be served.Company leaders were quick to discern this.Yet his spokesperson was quick to explain that this was coincidence, not a coded reference to the coalition bargaining in Vienna.I don't think he'll be so quick to forgive you.It was quicker to go and ask there.Kids talk candidly and loudly about their Santa experience, and are quick to point out body odor and bad breath.Coach Killick was quick to point out that the team is playing very well.Joey was quick to see his cousin, but slow to react.By contrast, Mrs Thatcher leads from the front, has views on most issues, and is quick to voice them.
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