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English definition of “cut across sth”

cut across sth

(CROSS) phrasal verb with cut     /kʌt/ verb (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
B2 to go straight from one side of an area to another instead of going around: If we cut across the field, it'll save time.Crossing and moving through
(Definition of cut across sth (CROSS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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