To cut to the chase means to get to the facts about something and not to emphasize on unnecessary details.
1. The engineer kept on talking about the various pipelines instead of cutting to the chase and telling the builder about the exact nature of the drainage system problem.
2. The boss was getting tired of listening to the auditor's long-winded monologue as he was just not cutting to the chase about the sales profit and loss margins.
3. The chess coach cut to the chase and explained in a few points how to make the pawn moves in the right strategic manner.