low-hanging fruit


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low-hanging fruit

 (lō′hăng′ĭng)
n.
The thing or things that are the easiest to obtain or achieve in an endeavor: "The low-hanging fruit on the energy front is curbing demand—meaning more energy conservation" (Nicholas D. Kristof).

low-hanging fruit

n
1. the fruit that grows low on a tree and is therefore easy to reach
2. a course of action that can be undertaken quickly and easily as part of a wider range of changes or solutions to a problem: first pick the low-hanging fruit.
3. (Commerce) a suitable company to buy as a straightforward investment opportunity
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Yet when he turned the corner she was standing with her back towards him, and stooping to gather the low-hanging fruit.
We already picked a lot of the low-hanging fruit when it comes to sustainability," says Pat Young, project manager at Sierra Nevada.
All things considered, it was low-hanging fruit for the NHGOP chair to raise the issue, no matter what you think of it
Let's be frank, picking low-hanging fruit suggests going after the easy sales.
This is a low-hanging fruit with significant benefits to the public since it will
org/ node/125486) concluded with an appeal for parishes to start picking the low-hanging fruit of improving the carbon footprint of their facilities.
If you want a quick sale, go after the low-hanging fruit.
The first path might offer little low-hanging fruit; indeed, the low-hanging fruit can become a distraction or worse.
The project was like a low-hanging fruit, benefits of which might be accrued in a very short span of time as the project would be completed before the high-flows season of 2018.
The Government must find another way as it is unfair to keep grabbing low-hanging fruit when society's richest escape paying their dues.
Now, that's not the only criteria because certainly you may want to have new ones that you may not be as well-evolved in but the low-hanging fruit would be a natural place to first start making the assessments, depending on the current education levels or access to capital resources, and ideas to look at the low-hanging fruit," he further said.
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