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手が早い
Readings
てがはやい
tegahayai
English
Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
Idiomatic expression
being a fast worker

Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
Idiomatic expression
fast in forming relationships with women

Expression
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
Idiomatic expression
quick to resort to violence, quick to turn violent

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 手が早い
is [x]
手が早くない
is not [x]
Past 手が早かった
was [x]
手が早くなかった
was not [x]
Te-form, Continuative 手が早くて
is [x] and...
手が早くなくて
is not [x] and...
Kanjis
ON: シュ, ズ KUN: て, て-, -て, た-
hand

Stroke: 4 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-4-3 FC: 2050.0


ON: ソウ, サッ KUN: はや.い, はや, はや-, はや.まる, はや.める, さ-
early, fast

Stroke: 6 Grade: 1 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-4-2 FC: 6040.0


Phrases
「見た目は悪くないがちょっと軽薄そう」な外見とは裏腹に、彼女はいないし、女性に手が早いワケでもない。
Parts: 見た目 (みため) 悪い (わるい) 一寸 (ちょっと) 軽薄 (けいはく) そう 外見 (がいけん) 裏腹 (うらはら) 彼女 (かのじょ) 居る (いる) 女性 (じょせい) 手が早い (てがはやい) (わけ) でも無い (でもない)
In contrast to his "not bad looks but seems a bit of a dandy" appearance, he didn't have a girlfriend and he wasn't particularly fast with the ladies.