In today’s “English Idioms for Newcomers“, let’s take a look at this expression: Cut to the Chase.
What does “cut to the chase” mean?
- to get to the point without wasting time on unimportant details
- to discuss or address important parts of a subject
How to use it?
- “Cut to the chase” is an informal expression popular in North America.
- Use “cut to the chase” to introduce a subject for discussion when there is little time to be wasted.
- We have only twenty minutes, so let’s cut to the chase, shall we?
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