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question of time

je kan er op wachten

it's certain to happen, though we don't know exactly when

queue jumping

voordringen

someone who goes to the front of a queue instead of waiting

quick as a flash

supersnel

if something happens quick as a flash, it happens very fast indeed

quick buck

snel geld verdienen

if you make some money easily, you make a quick buck

quick fix

noodoplossing

a quick fix is an easy solution, especially one that will not last

quick off the mark

iets snel oppakken

if someone is quick off the mark, they are very quick to use or do something new

quick on the trigger

snel reageren

someone who is quick on the trigger acts or responds quickly

quiet as a mouse

muisstil

if someone's as quiet as a mouse, they make absolutely no noise

quiet before the storm

stilte voor de storm

when you know that something is about to go horribly wrong, but hasn't just yet

quiet down

rustig worden

sea breezes often quiet down in the evening

rack and ruin

in puin liggen

if something goes to rack and ruin, they are utterly destroyed

rack your brain

je hersenen kraken

if you rack your brain, you think hard