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short

In addition to the idioms beginning with short, also see by the short hairs; caught short; cut short; fall short; for short; in brief (short); in short order; in short supply; in the long (short) run; life is too short; long and short of it; long (short) haul; make a long story short; make short work of; nothing short of; run short; sell short; stop short.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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