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Short cut


Faster detour. For example, crossing an intersection at a diagonal would be cutting the path short compared to going corner to corner. Short cut is not just used for traveling, but any method that shortens an otherwise lengthy process.

“When you do this job, don’t take any short cuts, do it exactly as instructed.”

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