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crash course


  1. a brief, intensive course of instruction, as to prepare one quickly for a test.

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Idioms and Phrases

A short, intensive training course, as in Daisy planned to take a crash course in cooking before she got married . [ Colloquial ; mid-1900s]
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Example Sentences

That full-length project, released in 1999, wasn’t a full-spectrum showcase of those “qualities,” but it did offer listeners a crash course in her strengths.

From Time

Now that you’ve completed your couscous crash course, head to our Recipe Finder to check out the various couscous recipes available.

Here is a crash course in how Amazon advertising experts are approaching the 500-pound gorilla.

From Digiday

Instead of leadership, we got a crash course in the futility and misery of trying to manage a systemic disaster via millions of disconnected individual choices.

Tell your glad-handing state and municipal leaders, with their finger-in-the-breeze priorities and vaccine websites that freeze, to take a crash course in organizational competence from the NFL.

The movie shot a few days inside the Armory, and Franco was given a crash course in the world of

The upshot is to immerse oneself in a crash course on institutional racism and police brutality.

Plus WATCH two exclusive—and explosive—videos from Richard Hammond's Crash Course.

Since it was early afternoon, Rinzler gave me a crash-course in “right drinking” over a pot of Chrysanthemum tea.

He is the author of Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance.


Definitions and idiom definitions from Unabridged, based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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