Translation of "cut sb off" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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cut sb off

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


[ usually passive ] to stop people from continuing a phone conversation by breaking the phone connection

We got cut off before she could give me directions. 她还没给我指示我们的电话就断掉了。


US If someone serving drinks in a bar cuts you off, that person stops serving you alcoholic drinks because they think you have drunk too many.

I'm glad the bartender cut Tommy off - he's already had too much to drink. 我很高兴服务员不再卖酒给汤米——他已经喝多了。

(Translation of “cut sb off” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)