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Much Ado About Nothing
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brief
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Much Ado About Nothing
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  • Not till Monday, my dear son, which is hence a just seven-night; and a time too brief too, to have all things answer my mind.
  • Brief, I pray you; for you see it is a busy time with me.

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  • Come, Friar Francis, be brief: only to the plain form of marriage, and you shall recount their particular duties afterwards.
  • In brief, since I do purpose to marry, I will think nothing to any purpose that the world can say against it; and therefore never flout at me for what I have said against it, for man is a giddy thing, and this is my conclusion.

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as in: briefed her Define
to give a summary of important information to someone
as in: legal brief Define
a summary of important facts -- especially an opinion of a legal case
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