be short and sweet(redirected from are short and sweet)
be short and sweet
To be brief while still being satisfying or to the point; to be succinct. This meeting needs to be short and sweet—I don't have a lot of time today. The film is short and sweet, telling its story while never outstaying its welcome.
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be ˌshort and ˈsweet(informal) last for a short time, but still be good or pleasant; be good because it is short: The patient is very tired, so make your visit short and sweet. ♢ The chairman promised to make the introduction short and sweet.
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