Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Shortcut"

The meaning of "Shortcut" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does what does "shortcuts will crash you into the side of the proverbial mountain" mean? plz help me. mean?
A: It just evokes the idea of a plane crashing into the side of a mountain, something most people have seen either in the news or in the movies. There is no specific mountain. It just implies mountains can be a perilous threat to a plane (or in this case someone taking shortcuts).
Q: What does mental shortcut mean?
A: Yes. In modern terms it might be described as a 'brain hack', such as the Memory Palace technique.
Q: What does shortcuts mean?
Q: What does shortcuts mean?
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Q: What does P.S is a shortcut for what ? mean?
A: P.S. is an abbreviation of postscript from the Latin post scriptum meaning written after. Its common usage is after the signature in a letter (or modern times an email) to add to the letter. Postscript can be anything from a word, sentence, to many paragraphs..

Example sentences using "Shortcut"

Q: Please show me example sentences with a shortcut to ........
A: I’m going to take a shortcut to school.

If we take a shortcut we will get there faster!

You can learn a shortcut on the computer to work faster.
Q: Please show me example sentences with shortcut.
A: "We'll take the shortcut home."
"There's a shortcut to the shop."
Q: Please show me example sentences with shortcut.
A: There is a lot of traffic on the main road. Luckily. I know a short cut down one of the backroads.

There are no shortcuts to learning a language. You need to study hard.

Synonyms of "Shortcut" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between a shortcut and a short getaway ?
A: A "shortcut" is a route that is quicker than one that most people take.

"Don't take the main street to the park, I know a shortcut that gets you there 5 minutes faster"

A "getaway" is more of a slang word (it usually does not have the word "short" in front of it) it is a way that you can leave a particular place/situation.

When the criminals were robbing a bank, one of them stayed parked outside as a quick getaway.

a shortcut is a whole route with an end destination in mind, a getaway only focuses on leaving where you are now.
Q: What is the difference between There is no shortcuts. and There are no shortcuts. ?
A: @learning257 "There is no shortcut" is singular(used when there is ONLY ONE shortcut,NOT shortcuts)
"IS" is singular


"There are no shortcuts" is plural(used when there are more than one shortcut)
"ARE" is plural.
Q: What is the difference between take shortcuts and cut corners ?
A:

A shortcut is not always a bad thing
It can be a faster way to do something (although sometimes a shortcut can be bad if you have to cut corners for it)

Cutting corners is always a bad thing
It means someone is not doing all they should have done

Translations of "Shortcut"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? there is any shortcut for to say "GOOD"?
A: No entiendo la pregunta.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Take a shortcut
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Other questions about "Shortcut"

Q: shortcuts to life's lessons
shortcut to life's lessons

What's the correct pfrase for that??
A: @AnastasiaI There are no shortcuts to life’s lessons/There is no shortcut to life’s lessons. It’s your choice.
Q: I found the shortcut way of going to the tower B on my way back to my office. Does this sound natural?
A: “I found a shortcut to tower B on my way back to the office.” :)
Q: Follow me! I know A shortcut.
Follow me! I know THE shortcut.

which one is correct?
A: @dontcry Both are correct. You can use the first sentence if there is more than one shortcut. If there is only one shortcut, use the second sentence.
Q: There are no shortcut to master foreign language Does this sound natural?
A: There is no shortcut to mastering a foreign language.
It is quite complicated to explain the 'ing' usage after 'to' so I found a reference from pros to help you out.This is often overlooked even by native speakers
https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-remember-the-rule-a-gerund-used-after-‘to’-i-e-when-to-use-ing-form-after-to
Q: The shortcut to effortless success without a silver-spoon in your mouth is to fill your inner-circle with people who has already made it big and will bump your level up to near theirs. Does this sound natural?
A: You don't need to say "near" even if that's what you really mean. I would say "... and it will bump your level up to theirs."

Or even better, "... and it will elevate you to their level."

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