Focus on the pronunciation of cut
English definition of “cut”
/kʌt/ v [I/T] (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut) (STOP)
› to stop or interrupt something, or to stop working suddenly or cause this to happen: [I always + adv/prep] Since his illness he’s cut out eating sweets altogether. [T] Because of failing grades, he was cut (= released) from the team. [I] “Cut! (= Stop filming!)” shouted the director.