I agree with these suggestions. The essence of a person being "quick off the mark" in formal documentation is their responsiveness to events or circumstances.Amityville said:It is a bit colloquial, yes. You could say 'able to respond rapidly', 'capable of rapid response'...still thinking.
Tee hee, I wasn't out of context - this is my usual understanding of this phrase and the one I gave above.... <<smug smiley>>beri said:hi guys, I can see you've been arguing
actually, you've been getting far from my out-of-context request (my fault (oops)).
I meant that I contacted several companies and X was the quickest off the mark in responding.
You can now argue for fun, I have printed the bloody report!