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It taught me not to take short cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It seemed like easy money and a short cut to joining a glamorous elite. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All those steps can be built into one short cut. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The investigation found that miners were choosing to take dangerous short cuts rather than following the official processes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He could have been a superstar but got greedy and decided he wanted to take the short cut. The Sun (2009)The real question about his judgement asks not why he takes short cuts but why he takes so many chances. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sculpture and short cuts don't go together. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But don't be tempted to take any short cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That route is a short cut to corruption, complacency and an unhealthy democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When you really have to go, you shall leave by one of my short cuts. Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows (1908)They have to find ways of taking the short cuts that detectives in fact and fiction have always had to take in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I could have taken a short cut across the meadows. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He sometimes took short cuts, and used misleading printed editions rather than manuscripts which were accessible to him. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)We came to a steep bit, got the map out and decided to take a short cut through woodland. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Don't take the short cut. The Sun (2009)I'm going to take a short cut. Christianity Today (2000)Some other countries could take short cuts, could walk in the sport's shadows. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Using a clean, sharp knife, make short cuts across the main veins. The Sun (2008)Knowing him, he'll want to take some short cuts and get ahead of himself. The Sun (2010)`And stick to the main road; the Russians won't risk chancing some short-cut in case they end up lost. MacNeill, Alastair CODE BREAKERHer short-cut brown hair clustered around her face in curls. Ferrars, Elizabeth THE OTHER DEVIL'S NAMEThe window overlooked an alleyway used as a short-cut by students. Skelton, Alison Scott AN OLDER WOMAN

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