Idiom: low hanging fruit

Definition: things that are easy to do, and give quick results


This project is really complicated.  It will take years to finish. Let’s start with the low-hanging fruit, so we get some benefits quickly, and feel like we are making progress.

The new CEO got the low-hanging fruit quickly, but anyone could do that. It’s too early to know if he will be successful later, when the really difficult work begins.


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