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Related to cutting corners: take care of, up for grabs, on a roll, give it a shot
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TO CUT, crim. law. To wound with an instrument having a sharp edge. 1 Russ. on Cr. 577. Vide To Stab; Wound.

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Now, here's where cutting corners for whitetails really shines: If you don't have time to scout ahead of the season, you can put yourself into the action almost instantly.
My guess is that the managers there started cutting corners to make their "numbers" and please investors.
The National Accident Helpline survey found that 62 per cent of workers said their employers were cutting corners on health and safety.
When we go back to work, we will not be doing more overtime to cover the workload or cutting corners.
By literally cutting corners, a dome reduces heat loss through its walls and roof.
Most in the industry believe the new law could eventually control the number of smaller firms under-pricing jobs and cutting corners.
I'm talking about the danger of greed; about how taking short-cuts and cutting corners can threaten the nature, the beauty, of this special place.
What is a bit of a shocker is how many students are cutting corners in this way, and some of the reasons they give to explain it.
In their rush to leap onto the e-business bandwagon, some companies may be cutting corners in the customer service area.
China's cost advantage does not come from using bootlegged software and cutting corners in IP protection.
I believe that by not cutting corners here, we keep the end customer in mind - families sitting down to their Easter roast," he said.
But cutting corners on this display would, in our view, have been a catastrophic mistake.