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    #1

    quick on one's pins

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    Though an old man, he’s pretty quick on his pins.

    quick on one’s pins = swift-footed, fleet-footed

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regard,

    V

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    Re: quick on one's pins

    That's right.

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