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cut sth off

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


A2 to ​remove a ​part of something to make it ​smaller or ​shorter, using a ​sharptool such as a ​knife: Remember to ​cut off the ​fat before you ​fry the ​steak.
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B2 to ​stopproviding something such as ​electricity, ​supplies, etc.: If this ​bill is not ​paid within five ​days, ​yourgassupply will be ​cut off. The ​aim was to ​cut off the enemy's ​escaperoute/​supplies.
(Definition of cut sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cut sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 去除, (用锋利的刀具等)去除,切除,剪去…
in Chinese (Traditional) 去除, (用鋒利的刀具等)去除,切除,剪去…
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