What does quick fix mean?


Idiom Meaning:

a fast method to repair something (and often only temporary)


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Alice (2009)

Time of Scene: ~00:36:50

Alice: Who are those poor people?

Hatter: Refugees. Those who don’t want to be a part of the Queen’s world of instant gratification. We give them shelter and try feed them the best we can. But it is dangerous. If the Queen found out, they wouldn’t stand a chance.

Alice: Why does she want to destroy all of this?

Hatter: Wisdom is her biggest threat. She controls people with a quick fix.


Epiphanies (1999)

Time of Scene: ~00:16:30

Brian: Can I use your video while you’re out?

Daisy: What are you going to do? Stick it to a canvas as part of a piece depicting a society populated by cathode junkies, selling their imaginations for quick-fix media hits from the Blockbuster syringe?

Brian: No, I want to record Ready Steady Cook.


The Wackness (2008)

Time of Scene: ~00:36:30

Dr. Squires: Don’t jump for the quick fix. This whole fucking city wants a quick fix. Embrace your pain. Make it a part of you. You don’t want to be like them. I don’t want you to be like them.



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