short and sweet

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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.
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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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