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"cut into sth" in British English

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cut into sth

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

(Definition of “cut into sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cut into sth" in Business English

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cut into sth

phrasal verb with cut uk /kʌt/ us verb [ T ] cutting, cut, cut

to make something less or smaller:

High costs cut into profit margins.

(Definition of “cut into sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)