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English definition of “a (quick/brisk) trot through sth”

a (quick/brisk) trot through sth

informal a
an occasion when you examine or explain the whole of a subject, method, or piece of work quickly without stopping or getting slower: In this book, John Pemble takes a brisk trot through the history and mysteries of Venice.
(Definition of a (quick/brisk) trot through sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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