Definition of 'short shrift'
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Illustration in this book gets short shrift.The Times Literary Supplement (2008) Christianity Today (2000)
Do small men really get short shrift from women?The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Let us give that short shrift.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Why have you given Heaven such short shrift?Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
So it is here, a film in which the many grand ideas are given short shrift in the execution, providing interest if not emotion.The Sun (2016)
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