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||Quart into a pint pot
||(UK) If you try to put or get a quart into a pint pot, you try to put too much in a small space. (1 quart = 2 pints)
||The queen bee is a woman who holds the most important position in a place.
||Queen of Hearts
||A woman who is pre-eminent in her area is a Queen of Hearts.
||(UK) A strange person is a queer fish.
||If someone is in a lot of trouble, especially financial, they are in Queer Street.
||Queer your pitch
||If someone queers your pitch, they interfere in your affairs and spoil things.
||Question of time
||If something's a question of time, it's certain to happen, though we don't know exactly when.
||Someone who goes to the front of a queue instead of waiting is jumping the queue.
||Quick as a flash
||If something happens quick as a flash, it happens very fast indeed.
||If you make some money easily, you make a quick buck.
||A quick fix is an easy solution, especially one that will not last.
||Quick off the mark
||If someone is quick off the mark, they are very quick to use, start or do something new.
||Quick on the trigger
||Someone who is quick on the trigger acts or responds quickly.
||(UK) If somebody is quids in, they stand to make a lot of money from something.
||Quiet as a cat
||If somebody is as quiet as a cat they make as little noise as possible and try to be unnoticeable.
||Quiet as a mouse
||If someone's as quiet as a mouse, they make absolutely no noise.
||Quiet before the Storm
||When you know that something is about to go horribly wrong, but hasn't just yet, then you are in the quiet before the storm.
||Quitters never win; winners never quit
||If you quit you will never get what you want, but if you keep trying you will find a way to get what you want. ('Quitters never win, winners never quit, but those who never win and never quit are idiots' is a variation accredited to Larry Kersten)