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nutshell

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, Plants
nutshellnut‧shell /ˈnʌt-ʃel/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 in a nutshell2 DFHBPthe hard outer part of a nut
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nutshellMy hon. Friend had it in a nutshell.That, for me, sums up the movie in a nutshell.She had summed up his immediate task in a nutshell.There in a nutshell, as my father put it, was the whole thing.This, in a nutshell, is how closed organizational systems become self-defeating.In a nutshell, be sure of your requirements before choosing a printer.In a nutshell, this is how it appears to me.
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