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Meaning of “cut your losses” in the English Dictionary

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cut your losses

to ​avoidlosing any more ​money than you have already ​lost: Let's cut ​ourlosses and ​sell the ​business before ​pricesdropevenfurther.
(Definition of cut your losses from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cut your losses”
in Chinese (Simplified) 及时放弃无利可图之事, 知难而退, 及早撒手…
in Chinese (Traditional) 及時放棄無利可圖之事, 知難而退, 及早撒手…
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