take a short cut


take a short cut
Общая лексика: выбрать самый короткий путь, действовать без проволочек, идти напрямик, использовать наиболее рациональный метод, пойти кратчайшим путём

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • short cut — short cuts also short cut, shortcut 1) N COUNT A short cut is a quicker way of getting somewhere than the usual route. I tried to take a short cut and got lost. 2) N COUNT: oft N to n A short cut is a method of achieving something more quickly or …   English dictionary

  • short cut — also short cut [ US ˈ. .] n 1.) a quicker and more direct way of getting somewhere than the usual one ▪ Carlos decided to take a short cut home. ▪ We were late for the game, but found a short cut through the fields. 2.) a quicker way of doing… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • short cut — noun VERB + SHORT CUT ▪ be ▪ take ▪ use sth as ▪ provide (often figurative) ▪ Each saint was depicted with his or her symbols, which provided a short cut to recognition …   Collocations dictionary

  • short cut — noun (C) 1 a quicker, more direct way of going somewhere than the usual one: We were late for the game, but found a short cut through the fields. | take a short cut: Carlos decided to take a short cut home. 2 a quicker way of doing something (+… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • short-cut — short cutter, n. /shawrt kut /, v., short cut, short cutting. v.t. 1. to cause to be shortened by the use of a shortcut. v.i. 2. to use or take a shortcut. [1560 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • short-cut — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ verb Etymology: shortcut (I) transitive verb : to shorten by use of a shortcut intransitive verb : to take or use a shortcut …   Useful english dictionary

  • short·cut — /ˈʃoɚtˌkʌt/ noun, pl cuts [count] 1 : a shorter, quicker, or easier way to get to a place Wait, I know a shortcut. Turn left here. We took a shortcut home. Let s …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut — [c]/kʌt / (say kut) verb (cut, cutting) –verb (t) 1. to penetrate, with or as with a sharp edged instrument: he cut his finger. 2. to strike sharply, as with a whip. 3. to wound severely the feelings of. 4. to divide, with or as with a sharp… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cut — or short cut [kut] vt. cut, cutting [ME cutten, kytten < Late OE * cyttan < Scand base seen in Swed dial., Ice kuta, to cut with a knife: the word replaced OE ceorfan (see CARVE), snithan, scieran (see SHEAR) as used in its basic senses] I… …   English World dictionary

  • cut corners — {v. phr.} 1. To take a short way; not go to each corner. * /He cut corners going home in a hurry./ 2. To save cost or effort; manage in a thrifty way; be saving. * /John s father asked him to cut corners all he could in college./ 3. To do less… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut corners — {v. phr.} 1. To take a short way; not go to each corner. * /He cut corners going home in a hurry./ 2. To save cost or effort; manage in a thrifty way; be saving. * /John s father asked him to cut corners all he could in college./ 3. To do less… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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