Meaning of “make short shrift of sth” in the English Dictionary

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"make short shrift of sth" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “make short shrift of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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