When someone says cut to the chase, it means to talk about or focus on what’s important.
To skip to the heart of the matter; getting to the point, leaving out all of the unnecessary details.
To say what is important without delay.
1. A: Hi, what’s up?
B:I’m just gonna to cut to the chase, my car fell into a ditch. Can you come and help me?
2. A: You said you had something to tell me?
B: Carmen, your mother and I love you very much. Let me cut to the chase, we’re getting a divorce.
3. I have bad news for you so let me cut to the chase. You’re fired.
4. A: Just cut to the chase. What’s going on?
B: I’m in some trouble and I need money.
address the issue, be brief, be frank, cut a long story short, cut the matter short, get on with it, get to the particulars, get to the point, make a long story short, speak plainly