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There was absolutely no hesitation on her part and quick as a flash she paid the bill.

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As a child he had no problems learning foreign languages mainly because he was very quick on the uptake.

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He just couldn't play fast and loose with his employees any longer simply because they never knew where he was.

Correct answer: (b) loose

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He pulled a fast one at the entrance because he handed over 4 tickets although there were 5 of them entering the exhibition.

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Since he left the army, he misses the excitement and danger and still wants to live life in the fast lane.

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You'll have to be quick off the mark if you want to buy one of those houses because they're selling very fast.

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He's one of the get rich quick fraternity who believe in making money as quickly as possible.

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He sees financial gain everywhere and never misses an opportunity to make a fast buck.

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Now that the company has made its first million, there's no stopping it and it's full steam ahead.

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I appreciate your hard work but sometimes you're so fast that you miss the details and I think it's a case of more haste less speed.

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