to be short and to the point

to be short and to the point
говорить кратко и по существу

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  • short and sweet — {adj.} Brief and to the point. * /Henry s note to his father was short and sweet. He wrote, Dear Dad, please send me $5. Love, Henry. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • short and sweet — {adj.} Brief and to the point. * /Henry s note to his father was short and sweet. He wrote, Dear Dad, please send me $5. Love, Henry. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Long and the Short and the Tall — is a play written in 1958 by Willis Hall that was adapted into a 1960 film of the same name. The play, directed by Lindsay Anderson and starring Peter O Toole, premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in 1959. The film stars Laurence Harvey, Richard… …   Wikipedia

  • At the point — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In the point — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On the point — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On the point — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Short story — The short story is a literary genre of fictional prose narrative that tends to be more concise and to the point than longer works of fiction such as novellas (in the modern sense of the term) and novels.OverviewShort stories have their origins in …   Wikipedia

  • The Doors of Perception —   …   Wikipedia

  • On the Tendency of Species to form Varieties; and on the Perpetuation of Varieties and Species by Natural Means of Selection — is the title of a joint presentation of two scientific papers to the Linnean Society of London on 1 July 1858; On The Tendency of Varieties to Depart Indefinitely from the Original Type by Alfred Russel Wallace and an Extract from an unpublished… …   Wikipedia

  • The Cold Six Thousand —   …   Wikipedia


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