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Cut corners

English Meaning 1

doing something quickly and not properly - not being thorough

English Example 1

“This accident happened because you are not doing your jobs carefully enough.  Now I don’t want to hear about anyone cutting any corners again.”

English Meaning 2

economise, find ways to save money (when we speak English)

English Example 2

“The new budget has been released, so I need your ideas of how we can cut corners to fit within it.”
(Learn English tip: sometimes to cut corners is good and sometimes it’s not)


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