Meaning of “a (quick/brisk) trot through sth” in the English Dictionary

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"a (quick/brisk) trot through sth" in British English

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a (quick/brisk) trot through sth

mainly UK informal

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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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