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not waste words

If someone does not waste words, they ​talk only about what is ​important using as few words as ​possible: He ​explained the ​wholesystem in about 30 ​seconds - he doesn't waste words, does he?
(Definition of not waste words from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not waste words”
in Chinese (Simplified) 惜字如金, 不多费口舌…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惜字如金, 不多費口舌…
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