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MOTIVATION

오늘 DET 표현은 짧고 간단합니다 ^^ “Today’s DET post is short and sweet!

DEFINITION

  1. brief and pleasant.

FROM MOVIES

  • I’ll keep it short and sweet. (The Simpsons)

FROM NEWS

  • It’s no surprise that they tend to prefer names that are short and sweet (Bloomberg)

FROM TWITTER

  • Short and sweet. No words necessary.

META & CONTEXT

  • Is it a slang? No.
  • Can I use it in an email? Yes.
  • Can I use it in a formal setting? Yes.

context plot data source: Davies, Mark. (2008-) The Corpus of Contemporary American English: 450 million words, 1990-present. Available online at http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/

PHRASE HISTORY

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