English Language Lessons

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Idiom of the week – Cut to the chase

Posted by englishlessons on January 4, 2012

Definition:

immediately begin to do or discuss the most important part of something

Examples:

I don’t have much time, so please cut to the chase and tell me what you want.
Given today’s busy schedule, we’ll just cut to the chase and focus on 3 important issues.

Picture it:
Some film audiences are bored by the romantic scenes; they want to go directly to the action scenes that often have a chase.


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