||the quickest route or path, short cut
||There is no fast track to success in the field of photography.
|faster than a minnow can swim a dipper
||very fast, faster than a speeding bullet,
quicker than you can say Jack Robinson
||It hovered for a minute or so, then disappeared - faster than a minnow can swim a dipper!
|faster than a speeding bullet
||very fast, lightning fast, greased lightning
||Who changes clothes in a phone booth and flies faster than
a speeding bullet?
||a baseball pitched at top speed (other pitches: slider, sinker, changeup, etc.)
||Judd's fastball travels at about 95 miles per hour.
||rich or wealthy person, rolling in it
||They're the fat cats in our town. They've got tons of money.
||very little chance, not likely
||Me? Type 100 words per minute? Fat chance!
||a hit on the lip, an injured lip
||Where'd you get the fat lip? Did somebody hit you?
|fate is sealed
||destiny was known, fate was determined
||When you said you loved me, that's when your fate was sealed.
||bother me, affect me, not take it in stride
||When the announcer said that Rajesh had won the lottery, it didn't faze him.
He just smiled and said, "That's nice."
|faze me out
||confuse me, surprise me, throw me for a loop
||The new expressions fazed me out. They confused me.