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cut down (sth)

phrasal verb with cut     /kʌt/ verb ( present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
B2 to eat or drink less of something, or to reduce the amount or number of something: My doctor says I should cut down on cigarettes.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
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