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cut sth down

phrasal verb with cut
 
 
/kʌt/ verb ( present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
B2 to make a tree or other plant fall to the ground by cutting it near the bottomForestryCutting and stabbing
Translations of “cut sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 砍倒,伐倒…
in Russian рубить (деревья)…
in Turkish (ağaç, bitki) kesmek, kesip devirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 砍倒,伐倒…
in Polish ścinać coś…
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