- Parent Category: Online Writing Lab
- Category: Grammar, Usage & Mechanics
- Written by Ashley Squires, Ph. D.
To do something hastily so as to save time or resources, usually with an outcome of inferior quality as a result.
Example: “As I was finishing my writing assignment, I was tempted to cut corners so that I could go out earlier, but I knew that this would only result in more work later.”
Materials from our March workshop are located here.