There is no short cut to the making of these ideals into glad realities.
The primal impulse of vice and sin is a short cut to happiness.
"I got in the swamp trying to take a short cut," Frank explained.
He even thought he knew how he could head his man off by a short cut.
They took every short cut between the station and their home.
I had been up to the village and was on my way home by the short cut.
Evidently, he had not gone home, nor had he taken the short cut.
Where there was a short cut through an ill-lighted thoroughfare, she took it.
Still I went on using the bridle-path by the ravine, because it was a short cut.
And is there not a short cut to O'Malley Castle over that mountain?