Definition of 'cut back'
Example sentences containing 'cut back'
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So you may just need to cut back a bit. The Sun (2013)The timetable has now been cut back. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Better to cut back now than face the embarrassment of cutting back six months from now. Christianity Today (2000)The need to cut back expenditure and to drive value for money both require big changes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That means cutting back deeply on expenditures when the unexpected happens. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Others will have to cut back on their expenditure and use of energy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Cutting back capital expenditure will allow it to get across the valley. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Capital expenditure will be cut back this year and the pace of the refit programme could slow. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Government could not keep cutting back on defence while expanding its responsibilities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But public investment in flood defences is being cut back and it seems politically risky to ignore the insurance issue. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Cut back a bit, limit yourself to just one glass. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My secret garden has been cleaned up and cut back now, and the fence mended. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Not reduce or cut back; destroy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Alright, we were also cutting back heavily on defence spending to balance the books. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many people are having to cut back on day-to-day expenditure but they are still determined to get away. The Sun (2012)I just cut back a bit the next day. The Sun (2008)He should cut back now. The Sun (2009)The theory is that when women are cutting back on unnecessary expenditure, lipstick is the one luxury that they continue to buy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So cutting back a bit on what you drink, and when, might solve your problem. The Sun (2014)Spain's Government had been offering generous public subsidies but is now cutting back. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If I said we are cutting back on capital expenditure you would say we have no bottle and the business is going nowhere. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But Americans have cut back on their expenditure amid fears that they may be one of the 240,000 people a month who are losing their jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I have obviously cut back a bit on the talks now because I am working full time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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