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short and sweet

Definition of short and sweet in English:

Brief but pleasant or relevant: his comments were short and sweet
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  • ‘Well that was short and sweet,’ Deed commented on Merkaydi's answer.
  • Martin Scorsese is a true film buff and knows to keep his comments short and sweet when dealing with The Golden Coach.
  • ‘No point in boring the crowd, keep it short and sweet,’ says Tim.
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