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cut out

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

(STOP WORKING)

If an engine, machine, or piece of equipment cuts out, it suddenly stops working: One of the plane's engines cut out, so they had to land with only one.

(DRIVE)

US to make a sudden sideways movement out of a line of traffic: Don't cut out when everyone is going fast.
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