cut short

1stop or interrupt suddenly 突然停止

Their conversation was cut short by the telephone ringing.他们的谈话被电话铃声打断了。

He was about to go on talking when his mother cut him short.他正要继续讲下去,他妈妈打断了他。

2make shorter 停止;缩短

We'll have to cut our visit shortas we want to get back before dark.我们必须缩短访问时间,因为天黑前还得赶回去。

His life was cut short by cancer.癌症过早地结束了他的生命。

If you anything more to sayplease cut it short as your time is nearly up.如果你还有什么要说的话,请简短一些,因为你的时间已经快到了。

I'll cut a long story short.我就长话短说吧。


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