cut the crap

idiom

informal + impolite
: to stop lying
Cut the crap and tell me what really happened.

Examples of cut the crap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The time has come to cut the crap and get your head right about Combat Rock. Ron Hart, SPIN, 17 June 2022 Last week, a majority of the state’s Democratic state legislators sent her a letter saying, basically, cut the crap and take action on the filibuster. Michael Tomasky, The New Republic, 14 June 2021 Dung beetles cut the crap by feasting on it: adults lay eggs in manure, and the baby beetles feed on the scrumptious scat, devouring an entire pile within 48 hours. Patrick Morgan, Discover Magazine, 18 Feb. 2011

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“Cut the crap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20the%20crap. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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