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English definition of “make short shrift of sth”

make short shrift of sth

to deal with or get rid of something quickly: Williams made short shrift of her opponent, letting her win only two games in the match.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of make short shrift of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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