AMERICAN IDIOMS (Q)
Quick study (noun):
Someone who is able to memorize or learn something quickly and easily. ex. "I was worried she wouldn't be able to get up to speed quickly enough, but she proved to be a quick study."
Quite a few:
Many. ex. "There were quite a few people at the concert yesterday."
Quite a bit:
A lot. ex. "There is quite a bit to do still."
(As) quiet as a mouse:
Quick on the uptake:
Quick to understand. ex. "Many of the people in town thought that Thomas wasn't too quick on the uptake, but he was actually a very bright boy."
Quick and dirty:
Fast and simple; not very sophisticated. ex. "We just need a quick and dirty solution to this."