Straight to the point

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Definition

to get straight (or 'right') to the point: to address the main subject directly, without deviation
idiom
Could you just get straight to the point? I don't have time to listen to irrelevant information.

Examples

  • "Anyway, I'll get to the point."
  • "Bruno : Sam, Let's get to the point here."
  • "Philip : Look, Icarus, we all know what happened, let's just get to the point."
  • "Karen Hughes : Well, I can see you're busy, so I'll get right to the point."
  • "I'll get to the point. I want a baby."
  • "I haven't got all day! Get to the point."
  • "Bruno : Let's get right to the point guys."
  • "Philip : Look Icarus, we all know what happened, let's just get to the point."
  • "Just let me get to the point, okay?"
  • "Why now then, let's get straight to it."

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