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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)
  • (PHONE)

[usually passive] to ​stoppeople from ​continuing a ​phoneconversation by ​breaking the ​phoneconnection: We got ​cut off before she could give me ​directions.
  • (DRINKS)

US If someone ​servingdrinks in a ​barcuts you off, that ​personstopsserving you ​alcoholicdrinks because they ​think you have ​drunk too many: I'm ​glad the ​bartendercut Tommy off - he's already had too much to ​drink.
  • (DRIVER)

US cutsb up
(Definition of cut sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cut sb off

phrasal verb with cut uk   us   /kʌt/ verb [T] (cutting, cut, cut)
to suddenly interrupt someone who is speaking: We could get ​cut off - the ​battery in my ​phone is ​low.
(Definition of cut sb off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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