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make short work of sth

informal to ​finish or ​deal with something ​quickly: Well, you ​certainly made short ​work of the ​chocolatecake! There's none ​left for ​yourdad.
(Definition of make short work of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make short work of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速完成, 快速解决…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速完成, 快速解決…
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