low-hanging fruit


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low-hanging fruit

easiest task; most readily achievable goal

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. Strange that she had not heard him coming!
Align appears to be the only company that can simultaneously treat complex cases best and produce enough volume to go after "low-hanging fruit on the simple cases," O'Brien tells investors in a research note.The expert told the analyst that there is not a single case Invisalign cannot do today.
The other low-hanging fruit that the BSP will likely pick over cutting its main policy rate is its operation of purchasing foreign currencies in the spot market.
'The other low-hanging fruit the BSP will likely pick over a sudden [overnight rate] cut is nonsterilized purchases of foreign currencies in the spot foreign exchange market,' the BPI analysts said.
The project is like a low-hanging fruit, benefits of which may be accrued in a very short span of time.
This is low-hanging fruit. If the Government have real concerns they need to act properly.
Among others, the BT highlighted that PH has gone after the 'low-hanging fruit' of its election pledges.
With the cost of circumventing security measures increasing, hackers targeted "low-hanging fruit" or low-cost attack methods with potentially high returns in 2017.
This is just a short list of the low-hanging fruit. I'm quite sure that, while we're all being distracted by the ongoing reality show airing from the White House, the Wall Street crowd is moving as quickly as possible to grab as much as possible before the Blue Wave in November.
"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.
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