How an antiquated understanding of race relations results in minority staffers getting the short shrift.
Likely, Harold would have accepted the short shrift with his usual cynic's grace.
Some in the Clinton orbit thought we gave Hillary short shrift.
short shrift is made: the women to St. Lazare, the officers, with spades and mattocks, to the trenches.
But if he onct caught sight of me, it would be short shrift at the end of the rope.
They were again reminded of what short shrift they might expect if the King's friends should come back.
If he has been playing with my sister's reputation, he shall have short shrift.
As she came back Julia heard Val in the hall dismissing poor Emmie and her piano key with short shrift.
The best he could hope for, in all probability, was the short shrift of a spy.
Such philosophy, to be sure, had but a short shrift on such a day.