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The meaning of "cut to the chase"

" Cut to the chase "
Meaning:
Leave out all the unnecessary details and get straight to the point.
Example:
Okay, that's enough sales talk. Let's cut to the chase - what does it cost?
Where did it originate?:
'Cut to the chase' refers to western 'B' movies, which often ended in a chase, which is what most of the audience had come to see.
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