First, Obama offered that there is “no short-cut to democracy” and that he could not utilize executive orders to bypass Congress.
But at least the illusion of a short-cut to individual and national wealth has been dispelled.
We took the short-cut by way of Mbabane and made good time, the roads being fairly hard.
He took a short-cut through the mimosa woods, where the ground was uneven.
She did not keep to the main road, but chose a short-cut through the thick underbrush that brought her more quickly to the Knob.
She delighted in any short-cut that took her out of the beaten track.
"Jes somebody ez hev passed we-uns, takin' the short-cut by the bridle-path," she ruminated.
It's the women that give a man his short-cut to ease and comfort.
Once when I was trying a short-cut through the forest by following vague directions I swerved to the wrong trail.
Put it down to a short-cut, or just more practice in the jungle.