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long story short

adverb

phrase used to introduce a shortened account of events

Examples

Long story short, I made a big mistake.

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long story short

verb phrase

To make a longer tale into a nutshell: long story short, school's out baby


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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