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think on your feet

to make a quick decision or give an answer quickly: I'd never heard about the company before, so I had to think on my feet.
(Definition of think on your feet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"think on your feet" in American English

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think on your feet

to think and react quickly, esp. having good answers ready: When you’re called on in class, you have to be able to think on your feet.
(Definition of think on your feet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “think on your feet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 思维敏捷…
in Chinese (Traditional) 思維敏捷…
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