Q Idioms

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quaking in his boots

- feel afraid, be scared

He was so afraid of the dog, that he was quaking in his boots.

quick on the draw

- quick to speak or shoot; get the drop on

Think before you speak. Don't be so quick on the draw.

quit this place

- leave, go away from here

I'm bored. Let's quit this place. Let's get out of here.

quit while you're ahead

- quit before you begin to lose, don't push your luck

If he lets you have the car, don't ask for his credit card. Quit while you're ahead.

quite a few

- many

He has quite a few videos at home.

quite frankly

- honestly; to be straightforward

Quite frankly, if it weren't for the extra benefits, I wouldn't want to work for this company.