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I consider myself very lucky. I'm known for photographing celebrities, but, in a nutshell, my first love is photography.
Douglas Kirkland

Meaning of "in a nutshell" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IN A NUTSHELL

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IN A NUTSHELL

in a bad way
in a brown study
in a class of its own
in a cleft stick
in a good seam
in a hurry
in a manner of speaking
in a position
in a row
in a way
in a word
in absentia
in addition
in addition to
in advance
in aeternum
in aid of
in all
in all one´s born days
in alt

WORDS THAT END LIKE IN A NUTSHELL

abalone shell
aeroshell
bandshell
blonde bombshell
bodyshell
bombshell
clamshell
cockleshell
eggshell
hard-shell
hell
high-explosive shell
nutshell
scallop shell
seashell
shell
snail shell
soft-shell
subshell
top-shell
tortoiseshell

Synonyms and antonyms of in a nutshell in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «in a nutshell» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IN A NUTSHELL

Find out the translation of in a nutshell to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of in a nutshell from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «in a nutshell» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

简而言之
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en pocas palabras
570 millions of speakers

English

in a nutshell
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संक्षेप में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

باختصار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в двух словах
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

em poucas palavras
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সংক্ষেপে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en un mot
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

secara ringkas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

auf den Punkt gebracht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一言で言えば
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

요컨대
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing ringkesanipun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ở trong trái hồ đào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுருக்கமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थोडक्यात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kısaca
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

in poche parole
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w skrócie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в двох словах
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

într-o coajă de nucă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

με λίγα λόγια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

in ´n neutedop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

i ett nötskal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i et nøtteskall
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IN A NUTSHELL»

The term «in a nutshell» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.802 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about in a nutshell

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7 QUOTES WITH «IN A NUTSHELL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word in a nutshell.
1
Zygmunt Bauman
Power, in a nutshell, is the ability to get things done, and politics is the ability to decide which things need to be done.
2
Walter Benjamin
The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion.
3
Felicity Kendal
I think very few people do find a relationship where, every moment of every day, everything they do comes together. That's why, in a nutshell, everyone loved Barbara in 'The Good Life.' She was the perfect partner. It was a formula. She wasn't glamorous. She wasn't clever. But she was a good partner. That's too easy, too perfect.
4
Kerry King
Traditionally the show must go on which is a stupid thing to say, but that in a nutshell is what's going on. We have a new record out; if we won't tour, the new record dies. It's reality - it's what business is nowadays. You just need to tour to sell your albums.
5
Douglas Kirkland
I consider myself very lucky. I'm known for photographing celebrities, but, in a nutshell, my first love is photography.
6
Raekwon
In a nutshell though, it's just all about opening up to the people that really care about my career and really listening to everybody who is listening to me. It's just made me stronger, to really be able to open up that door and listen to everybody else's opinions.
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Sarah Shahi
I'm a girl in boy's clothing. I like to get a little rough. I prefer mud to makeup. That's me in a nutshell.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IN A NUTSHELL»

Discover the use of in a nutshell in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to in a nutshell and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Love in a Nutshell
Filled with humor, heart, and loveable characters, Love in a Nutshell is delicious fun.
Janet Evanovich, Dorien Kelly, 2012
2
The Universe in a Nutshell
The author explores recent scientific breakthroughs in the fields of supergravity, supersymmetry, quantum theory, superstring theory, and p-branes as he searches for the Theory of Everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos.
Stephen W. Hawking, 2001
3
Linux in a Nutshell
Everything you need to know about Linux is in this book.
Ellen Siever, Stephen Figgins, Robert Love, 2009
4
XML in a Nutshell
With XML in a Nutshell beside your keyboard, you'll be able to: Quick-reference syntax rules and usage examples for the core XML technologies, including XML, DTDs, Xpath, XSLT, SAX, and DOM Develop an understanding of well-formed XML, DTDs, ...
Elliotte Rusty Harold, W. Scott Means, 2004
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Python in a Nutshell
This book will immediately earn its place in any Pythonprogrammer's library. Praise for the First Edition: "In a nutshell, Python in a Nutshell serves oneprimary goal: to act as an immediately accessible goal for the Pythonlanguage.
Alex Martelli, 2006
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Java in a Nutshell
Aimed for programmers, offers an introduction to Java 5.0, covering topics such as generics, enumerated type, autoboxing, and static imports.
David Flanagan, 2005
7
Web Design in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference
Details a variety of front-end technologies and techniques and reviews Web design fundamentals while explaining how to work with HTML, graphics, and multimedia and interactive applications.
Jennifer Niederst, Jennifer Niederst Robbins, 2001
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Linux Kernel in a Nutshell
Presents an overview of kernel configuration and building for version 2.6 of the Linux kernel.
Greg Kroah-Hartman, 2007
9
C++ In a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference
This is an ideal resource for students as well as professional programmers.When you're programming, you need answers to questions about language syntax or parameters required by library routines quickly.
Ray Lischner, 2003
10
Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell
Unlike other books on Einstein gravity, this book emphasizes the action principle and group theory as guides in constructing physical theories.
A. Zee, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IN A NUTSHELL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term in a nutshell is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Iran nuclear agreement in a nutshell | Middle East Eye
The Iran nuclear agreement in a nutshell. #IranNuclear. A quick summary of key components of the Iran nuclear agreement. A nuclear deal was ... «Middle East Eye, Jul 15»
2
Purdue football making strides, but is it enough? - Indianapolis Star
In a nutshell, 2013/2014 Purdue was 1999/2000 Iowa. Now, the big challenge for coach Darrell Hazell in Year 3 at the helm is to lead a 2015 ... «Indianapolis Star, Jul 15»
3
How to put on a megagig: the security guard's story | Music | The …
My job, in a nutshell, is to make and execute security plans, and not just for musicians. I do all the bigger events in Los Angeles, such as the ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Samsung Galaxy Note 5: In a nutshell
All you need to know about Samsung's Galaxy Note 5, including expected specs, rumours and the predicted UK price and release date. «Recombu, Jul 15»
5
Walker's dilemma in a nutshell
It is not clear this will hurt him in the primary campaign, but it should be a red flag to supporters and advisers when Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
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The death of bees, in a nutshell: 6-minute video explores colony …
Honeybees are an integral part of our food system, and their demise could spell big trouble for us. This video explainer offers a quick and ... «Treehugger, Jul 15»
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iOS 9 vs Android M Comparison War In A Nutshell
iOS 9 vs Android M Comparisons between iOS 9 and Android M is the latest topic of discussion between tech enthusiasts all around the globe. «AndroidOrigin, Jul 15»
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SPLATOON Review: Nintendo in a nutshell.
I've been playing this game almost nonstop for over a month now. I don't understand what's going on. I have this check list of pros and cons and ... «Wrestling 101, Jul 15»
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Rentcharges in a nutshell
They are a relic from the past but investors and developers may come across rentcharges affecting their properties. What should you think ... «Shoosmiths legal updates, Jul 15»
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BWW Interviews: MARK NADLER IN A NUTSHELL Is Coming To …
In Adelaide he will be performing Mark Nadler in a Nutshell. The Senior Editor for Adelaide, Barry Lenny, chatted to Mark about the coming ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»

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