"In a nutshell" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 jiǎn shù to outline / to summarize / to sketch / summary / brief description / concise narrative / in a nutshell / briefly
 guī jié to sum up / to conclude / in a nutshell / the end (of a story)
 jiǎn ér yán zhī in a nutshell / to put it briefly
 yī yán yǐ bì zhī one word says it all (idiom, from Analects) / to cut a long story short / in a nutshell
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