Long Story Short (phrase)

Pengertian Long Story Short

Long story short adalah frasa American English yang digunakan ketika seseorang ingin mengutarakan sesuatu yang telah terjadi tetapi tidak ingin mengatakan secara detail, melainkan langsung ke hasil akhir atau poin utamanya.

Frasa yang berfungsi sebagai adverb (kata keterangan) ini memiliki beberapa versi yang lebih panjang, yaitu:

  • to cut long story short (British English)
  • to make long story short (American English).

Contoh Kalimat Long Story Short

No Contoh Kalimat Long Story Short
1 Long story short, I missed the opportunity.
(Pendek cerita saya kehilangan kesempatan tersebut.)
2
  • A: Why did they give up on the project?
    (Mengapa mereka mengerah dengan proyek tersebut?)
  • B: Well, long story short, they ran out of money.
    (Singkat cerita, mereka kehabisan uang.)
3
  • A: What happened to her?
    (Apa yang terjadi padanya?)
  • B: She had pain behind her knee, and long story short, she  ended up having a surgery last week.
    (Belakang lututnya sakit, dan pendek cerita, dia dioperasi minggu lalu.)

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References:

  1. Meaning of “long story short” in the English Dictionary. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/long-story-short. Accessed on February 2, 2018.
  2. Long Story Short. https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/long+story+short. Accessed on February 2, 2018.
  3. Long Story Short. http://www.dictionary.com/browse/long-story-short. Accessed on February 2, 2018.
  4. to cut/make a long story short – definition and synonyms. https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/to-cut-make-a-long-story-short. Accessed on February 2, 2018.
  5. to cut a long story short. https://www.englishclub.com/ref/esl/Conversational_Phrases/T/to_cut_a_long_story_short_4401.htm. Accessed on February 2, 2018.
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