Translation of "cut" - English-Russian dictionary


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

A2 to use a knife or other sharp tool to divide something, remove part of something, or make a hole in something

резать, разрезать, стричь(ся), вырезать, срезать
Cut the meat into small pieces.
He cut the piece of wood in half.
I had my hair cut last week.
She cut off all the diseased buds.

B2 to reduce the size or amount of something

снижать, сокращать
Prices have been cut by 25%.
The company is cutting 50 jobs.

B1 to injure yourself on a sharp object which makes you bleed

She cut her finger on a broken glass.

B2 to remove part of a film or piece of writing

сокращать (книгу, фильм)
The film was too long so they cut some scenes.
→ See also cut corners , cut it/things fine , have your work cut out

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