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kurz in English:

1. curtly curtly


Uncle Vernon nodded curtly behind Aunt Marge’s back
I concluded my business quickly and curtly

English word "kurz"(curtly) occurs in sets:

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2. shortish



English word "kurz"(shortish) occurs in sets:

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3. brief


A brief visit.
A very brief warning or explanation is enough for an intelligent person.
The architect’s brief is to design an extension that is modern but blends with the rest of the building.
In brief, you should have accepted the responsibility.
She is bright, friendly, kind, and considerate. In brief, she is a good person.
When she saw the lengths he'd gone to to get all dressed up, she couldn't help letting a brief chuckle escape.
Appointing Cuddles the Bear to the position of Secretary of Defense was one of the defining mistakes of Dolly's brief career as president of the People's Democratic Republic of Tea Time.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the Rhythmical Creation of Beauty.
Use a brief expression of condolence, such as: "On this sad occasion we grieve with you".
I can't tell you the whole story now, but in brief, my parents aren't coming here this summer.
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
In brief, I need money. Please lend it to me!
For a brief moment she thought her son had come home.
His solicitor went through the brief with his barrister before the trial. 2. We'll get you the best brief money can buy.
After a brief ​spell/​stint in the ​army, he ​started ​working as a ​teacher.

English word "kurz"(brief) occurs in sets:

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4. shortly


He arrived shortly after.
The radio station came back on the air shortly after the storm.
Shortly after the accident, the police came.
Shortly before her fiftieth birthday, she received the news about the birth of her grandchild.
It is rumored that he will shortly resign.
I also think that if the Spanish hadn't discovered Latin America, others would have done it shortly after they did.
I've finished said Tony shortly, then he closed the piano.
Shortly after coming back to France, he decided to abandon his career as an economist in order to dedicate himself to his true passion: writing, in Spain.
The mayor will shortly announce his decision to resign.
Shortly after the war my father bought a new house, in which I was born.
Anime director Satoshi Kon died of pancreatic cancer on August 24, 2010, shortly before his 47th birthday.
The mayor of Naples has apologised to a US tourist who was beaten up by local residents shortly after he was mugged.
'I've explained that already,' Rod said shortly.
The hospital patient dropped off shortly after the doctor injected him with anesthesia.
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English word "kurz"(shortly) occurs in sets:

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5. curt


She is curt.
He gave me a curt answer.
Don't you think it's rude to give people such a curt reply like that?
I knew from his curt tone that he was angry.
curt response
She left a very curt message and leaned back in her chair.
She seemed offended by his curt language.
At work he was usually very curt. Making stupid comments, speaking „under his nose”.
Krista's curt, businesslike tone put off her clients at the maternity ward, especially on their special days.

English word "kurz"(curt) occurs in sets:

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6. short


Life's short.
Three students made short speeches and introduced themselves and their countries.
I am sorry to write such a long letter. I didn't have time to write a short one.
She found the evening boring and uninteresting, in short, a waste of time.
A good sailor only requires a short time to get his sea legs.
They employ foreigners because Japanese workers are in short supply.
I was trying to tell him what had really happened, but he cut me short.
After a short visit, he suddenly stood up and said he was leaving.
I laid down for a short nap and fell asleep for two hours.
Never choose a vocation just because the hours are short.
A short stroll along the beach gave me a good appetite for breakfast.
When his food supply ran short, he had to look for a new place to live.
It takes only a short time to learn how to explain things to students. It takes much longer to learn when not to.
For a short period of time, wide neckties were in style.
It's unlikely that the next person who walks through that door will be wearing short pants.

English word "kurz"(short) occurs in sets:

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