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quick on the trigger

Definition of quick on the trigger in English:

Quick to respond.
Example sentences
  • Well, as everyone says, she was so funny and so quick and so quick on the trigger, quick on the uptake and so forth.
  • He's brash, quick on the trigger, and careless, but his character is slowly (slow to the extent of never happening) becoming mature, joining his action with reason.
  • Gigot acknowledges that many charge that Bartley was too quick on the trigger, that he didn't always wait to ask the questions before he shot.
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