Cut to the Chase

Welcome to English in a minute.If you have ever heard American English,You might have heard this:Cut to the chase.What does this mean? Stop with all the details and cut to the chase.What university are you attending in the fall? I am going to Syracuse.That’s great!Congratulations!”Cut to the chase”means to say what’s important without delay.Just get to the point.It’s like saying,”I want only the important information,now.”This phrase started in Hollywood when silent movie directors said “cut to the chase,”usually after a romantic scene.Now,when you use “cut to the chase,”you can say it with a happy or an angry voice,depending on your mood.And that’s English in a minute.

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