quick on the draw
very fast in acting or reacting
The draw is the action of taking a pistol or other weapon from its holster.
Related Idioms and Phrases :
be quick off the mark
be fast (or slow) in responding to a situation or understanding something.
The mark here is the line or marker from which a competitor starts a race, as is also the case in get off the mark
and on your marks
cut someone to the quick
cause someone deep distress by a hurtful remark or action.
Quick means an area of flesh that is well supplied with nerves and therefore very sensitive to touch or injury.
quick and dirty
done or produced hastily – informal - chiefly US
quick as a flash
(especially of a person's response or reaction) happening or made very quickly
quick on the draw :
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