cut-and-dry cut-and-dry

Definition(s):

  • (adj) according to ordinary expectations

Usage(s):

  • Cases of cut-and-paste can be pretty cut-and-dry.

News

  1. MO Police Seek Murder Charge on Man Who Shot at 15-Member Mob that Was Beating Him

    Legal Tyaaron Harris has been arrested on murder charges after fatally shooting another man in an altercation. According one witness, however, the shooting was a cut-and-dry case of self-defense. Cierra White told reporters she was sitting on her back porch in Webster Groves, Mo., when she saw a fight break out involving one of her neighbors. She stated that Harris, her neighbor, had an ongoing ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  2. MI Police Seek Murder Charge on Man Who Shot at 15-Member Mob that Was Beating Him

    Legal Tyaaron Harris has been arrested on murder charges after fatally shooting another man in an altercation. According one witness, however, the shooting was a cut-and-dry case of self-defense. Cierra White told reporters she was sitting on her back porch in Webster Groves, Mo., when she saw a fight break out involving one of her neighbors. She stated that Harris, her neighbor, had an ongoing ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

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pivotal pivotal
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