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Meaning of “cut to the chase” in the English Dictionary

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cut to the chase

informal to ​talk about or ​deal with the ​importantparts of a ​subject and not ​wastetime 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.
(Definition of cut to the chase from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cut to the chase”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开门见山, 直奔主题…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開門見山, 直接切入主題…
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