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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
  • (DRINKS)

US If someone serving drinks in a bar cuts you off, that person stops serving you alcoholic drinks because they think you have drunk too many: I'm glad the bartender cut Tommy off - he's already had too much to drink.
  • (DRIVER)

US cutsb up
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cut sb off

phrasal verb with cut uk   /kʌt/ us   verb [T] cutting, cut, cut
to suddenly interrupt someone who is speaking: We could get cut off - the battery in my phone is low.
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“cut sb off” in British English

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