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cut in

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

(TALK)

to interrupt what someone is saying by saying something yourself: I was just talking to Jan, when Dave cut in (on us/our conversation).

(DRIVE)

to make a sudden sideways movement in order to position your car in front of another car, not leaving a safe distance between the two vehicles: Did you see that white car cut in (on us/in front of us)?
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(DANCE)

old-fashioned to interrupt two people who are dancing in order to dance with one of them: She was dancing with Jack, when Tom suddenly cut in.
Translations of “cut in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 說話, 插嘴, 打斷別人的話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 说话, 插嘴, 打断别人的话…
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