English version

to cut a long story short

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishto cut a long story shortto cut a long story shortspoken used to say that you are only going to mention the main facts of something To cut a long story short, he threw them out of the house. cut
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to cut a long story shortI was a waitress in a bar and he was one of my customers, and that, to cut a long story short, is how we met.
to cut a long story shortto cut a long story short (also to make a long story short American English)SHORT TIME used when you only give the main point of something you are talking about, and not all the other details story
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