Bedeutung von "cut across sth" - als Fremdsprache

cut across sth

phrasal verb with cut uk us /kʌt/ verb (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)

B2 to go from one side of an area to the other instead of going round it:

If we cut across this field, it will save time.

If a problem or subject cuts across different groups of people, all of those groups are affected by it or interested in it:

Interest in the Internet cuts across all age groups.

(Definition von "cut across sth" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)