cut sth off
— phrasal verb with cut uk /kʌt/ us /kʌt/ verb present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut
- They cut off all the overhanging branches.
- He had his hand cut off in an industrial accident.
- He cut off his hair for charity.
- I cut the peel off the orange.
- We had to cut off the bed's legs to get it through the door.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- all good things (must) come to an end idiom
- and have done with it idiom
- be over the hump idiom
- knock off (sth)
- lay sth to rest idiom
- lay the ghost of sth (to rest) idiom
- leave it at that idiom
- leave off (sth/doing sth)
- the curtain falls on sth idiom
- to the bitter end idiom
- top sth off