Translation of "cut" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] (USE KNIFE) 用刀 uk us /kʌt/ (present tense cutting, past tense and past participle cut)

to break the surface of something, or to divide or make something smaller, using a sharp tool, especially a knife

cut a slice of bread 切一片面包
I've cut myself/my hand on that glass/with that knife. 我被那片玻璃/那把小刀割伤了(手)。
Cut the meat up into small pieces. 把肉切成小片。
This knife doesn't cut very well, it's not sharp enough. 这把刀不好切,不够锋利。
Where did you have your hair cut? 你在哪儿理的发?
[ + obj + adj ] Firefighters had to cut the trapped driver loose/free (= cut the metal, etc. to allow the driver to get out of the car) using special equipment. 消防员们不得不动用特殊器械切开汽车,救出受困的司机。
He fell off the swing and cut his head open (= got a deep cut in his head). 他从秋千上摔下来,头上割了道口子。
He cut the cake in/into six (pieces) and gave each child a slice. 他把蛋糕切成6块,分给孩子每人1块。

(Translation of “cut verb (USE KNIFE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)