1. in short, in a word
    • 要するに彼は日和見主義者だ
    • In short [In a word], he is an opportunist.
    • 要するに彼女は彼に参ってきたのだ
    • To make a long story short, she began to fall for him.
    • 要するに彼は社長の器ではなかったのだ
    • The long and the short of it is that [After all,] he didn't have what it takes to be a company president.