Phrasal Verbs – CUT, Definitions and Example Sentences

English Phrasal Verbs – CUT, Definitions and Example Sentences

English Phrasal Verbs – CUT, Definitions and Example Sentences


Cut back

to reduce

The Government will cut  back on defence spending.

 

Cut in

to interrupt

When you cut in on our conversation, we were talking.

 

Cut into

to shortening into parts or to make sth smaller

Knives easily cut into the cake.

 

Cut across

to make a shorter route

If I cut across the field, it’ll save time.

 

Cut through

to go through by cutting

We cut through the solid rock to build the tunnel .

 

Cut up

to cut into pieces

My mother cut up the onionand put them in the pot.

 

Cut out

to stop working

There are two enginesOne of them cut out yesterday.

 

Cut down

to use less of sth

I’m trying to cut down on sugar.



 

Cut off

to remove by cutting

He cut off all the overhanging branches in the garden.


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