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English definition of “cut to the chase”

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cut to the chase

informal
to talk about or deal with the important parts of a subject and not waste time with things that are not important: I didn't have long to talk so I cut to the chase and asked whether he was still married.
Translations of “cut to the chase”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開門見山, 直接切入主題…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开门见山, 直奔主题…
(Definition of cut to the chase from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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