Do you know when someone comes to tell us something, usually negative, and goes around and around? We start to get impatient, wanting the person to get to the point in question right away. It makes you want to say “stop stalling”!
Well, if you really want to say it in English, today’s post explains how! It’s for using the expression cut the crap . Just be careful as the word crap is quite informal and can be considered offensive.
Below are some sentences to learn how to use this expression. Then add cut the crap to your Anki !
Just cut the crap and tell me what you really want from me.
Just stop stalling and tell me what you really want from me.
Cut the crap and tell me what really happened.
Quit stalling and tell me what really happened.
Please cut the crap and tell us what really happened at his birthday party.
Please stop stalling and tell us what really happened at his birthday party.
I wish my boss would cut the crap and tell us what is really going on in the company.
I wanted my boss to stop bullshitting and tell us what’s really going on at the company.
Unless you cut the crap , we will never get this project completed in time.
Unless you stop stalling , we’ll never finish this project on time. (Read the post What is the difference between In Time and On Time? )
Just cut the crap and tell me what you need from me. I’m running late.
Stop stalling and tell me what you need from me. I’m getting late.
You can cut the crap . We know that you were the one who crashed the car.
You can stop stalling . We know it was you who crashed the car.
Cut the crap — I know you’re lying to me.
Stop bullshitting —I know you’re lying to me.
Look, can we cut the crap and call this what it is? I’m being fired, not “reallocated.”
Look, can we stop screwing around and tell the truth? I am being fired, not “relocated”.
We’ll never get this room painted unless you guys cut the crap and start working!
We’ll never finish painting this room unless you guys stop stalling and get to work!
Cut the crap and tell me what you really think, OK?
Quit stalling and tell me what you really think, okay?
Did you learn what cut the crap means in English? So prove it to us and formulate a sentence with this expression in the comments below. See you next time!