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Francois

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Multiplayer online gamers have long cut corners by paying real cash for in-game goods that would take them hours of playing to earn.
I understand what it means, but I thought that "to cut corners" meant to scrimp, to stint, not to do something seriously. Is the preceding meaning common?

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Casiopea

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Francois said:
Multiplayer online gamers have long cut corners by paying real cash for in-game goods that would take them hours of playing to earn.
I understand what it means, but I thought that "to cut corners" meant to scrimp, to stint, not to do something seriously. Is the preceding meaning common?

FRC

One can also save time, energy, and money by cutting corners. :D
 
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