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The Idiom Attic - a collection of hundreds of English idioms, each one explained.

The meaning of "in a nutshell"

" In a nutshell "
In a few words. Concisely stated.
Our profitability has dwindled to a point where we cannot continue to meet our creditors demands. In a nutshell; were broke.
Where did it originate?:
The UK in the 19th century.
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