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“cut sb off” in British English

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cut sb off

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

(DRINKS)

US If someone serving drinks in a bar cuts you off, that person stops serving you alcoholic drinks because they think you have drunk too many:

I'm glad the bartender cut Tommy off - he's already had too much to drink.

(DRIVER)

US cutsb up

(Definition of “cut sb off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“cut sb off” in Business English

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cut sb off

phrasal verb with cut uk /kʌt/ us verb [ T ] cutting, cut, cut

to suddenly interrupt someone who is speaking:

We could get cut off - the battery in my phone is low.

(Definition of “cut sb off” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)