Translation of "cut" - English-Italian dictionary

cut

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

A2 to use a knife or other sharp tool to divide something or make a hole in something

tagliare, tagliarsi
Cut the meat into small pieces. Taglia la carne a pezzetti piccoli.
He cut the piece of wood in half. Ha tagliato il pezzo di legno a metà.
I had my hair cut last week. Sono andata a tagliarmi i capelli la settimana scorsa.
cut something/yourself

B1 to hurt a part of your body on a sharp object that makes you bleed

tagliarsi (qualcosa)
She cut her finger on some broken glass. Si è tagliata un dito con del vetro rotto.

to reduce the size or amount of something

ridurre, tagliare
Prices have been cut by 25 percent. I prezzi sono stati ridotti del 25 per cento.

to remove part of a movie or piece of writing

tagliare
The movie was too long, so they cut some scenes. Il film era troppo lungo quindi hanno tagliato alcune scene.
noun uk /kʌt/ us /kʌt/

B1 an injury made when the skin is cut with something sharp

taglio
He got some cuts and bruises in the accident. Ha riportato tagli e lividi nell’incidente.

a reduction in the number or amount of something

taglio, riduzione
job cuts tagli dei posti di lavoro
The workers were angry about the cut in pay. I lavoratori erano arrabbiati per la riduzione della paga.

an opening made with a sharp tool

taglio
She made a cut in the material. Ha fatto un taglio nel tessuto.

a situation in which the supply of something is stopped

sospensione
a power cut una sospensione della fornitura di energia elettrica

(Translation of “cut” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)