When somebody tells you to cut to the chase, it means that you’ve been talking too long and you need to get to the point. Be careful how you use this idiom; it could be rude or disrespectful if used with someone like a boss or teacher.
Hi, guys. We don’t have much time here, so I’m going to cut to the chase.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘Cut to the chase’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘Cut to the chase’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.