English Phrasal Verbs With CUT, definitions and example sentences, cut back, cut off, cut down, cut in, cut across, cut out, cut up, cut through, cut into;
Definitions; to reduce
Example Sentences; The Government will cut back on defence spending.
Definitions; to remove by cutting
Example Sentences; He cut off all the overhanging branches in the garden.
Definitions; to use less of sth
Example Sentences; I’m trying to cut down on sugar.
Definitions; to stop working
Example Sentences; There are two engines. One of them cut out yesterday.
Definitions; to cut into pieces
Example Sentences; My mother cut up the onions and put them in the pot.
Definitions; to go through by cutting
Example Sentences; We cut through the solid rock to build the tunnel .
Definitions; to make a shorter route
Example Sentences; If I cut across the field, it’ll save time.
Definitions; to shortening into parts or to make sth smaller
Example Sentences; Knives easily cut into the cake.
Definitions; to interrupt
Example Sentences; When you cut in on our conversation, we were talking.