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  1. cut cornersverb

    skimp, short cut

  2. cut cornersverb

    To bypass a prescribed route so as to gain competitive advantage or to circumvent traffic signals or other rules of the road.

    short cut, skimp

  3. cut cornersverb

    To do a less than thorough or complete job; to do something poorly or take short cuts.

    The guy who built the fence cut corners when sinking the posts, and the fence fell over in the last storm.

    short cut, skimp

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cut cornersverb

    do something the cheapest or easiest way

    "Cut corners to make a cheaper product"

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  1. Fergus Cullen:

    In the past candidates in who have campaigned in traditional way with town halls and house parties have been rewarded by voters and candidates who cut corners and just give big speeches suffer, but in this cycle, voters don't seem to be punishing Ben Carson and Donald Trump who have hardly done any traditional campaigning at all. The candidates who are wearing out their shoes aren't really getting credit.

  2. Thomas Steinemann:

    This is not the time to cut corners, always wash your hands, always use hand sanitizer. Don't touch your face. Don't rub your eye. Right ? And disinfect your contact lenses.

  3. John Eaves:

    This issue involves people from Maine to Mississippi to California, every state in the union has experienced the same sort of struggle here between the body shops trying to do the work the right way, and the insurance companies trying to cut corners and force them to use unsafe parts and unsafe methods on their cars.

  4. Ayelet Fishbach:

    We celebrate graduations at work and cheer when we finish big projects. But there is no celebration for middles. That's when we both cut corners and we lose our motivation, we will still slack in that middle, and having long projects invites a long middle.

  5. Ashish Pujari:

    China's growth in the chemicals industry has been extremely rapid in the last 15 years or so. It's grown from being a major importer to being a major producer of almost every single petrochemical you can think of today, there are producers who are known to cut corners, in terms of regulation. There are very blatant examples of people constructing plants and almost getting into production even before the whole project has been approved.

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