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.
A brief visit.
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.