Definition of 'cut off'
Example sentences containing 'cut off'
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She fought her way down it to the fence which cut off both gardens from the motor road. CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL
The table lurched as a young man in cut-off faded jeans leant his weight on it. THE QUEST FOR K (2001)Nick was smoking, wearing wet cut-off jeans, his body skinny and pale. LOST SUMMER (2001)
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Translations for 'cut off'
British English: cut off /kʌt ɒf/ VERB
If you cut something off, you remove it with a knife or a similar tool.
She cut off a large piece of meat.
- American English: cut off
- Arabic: يَقْطَعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: interromper
- Chinese: 中断
- Croatian: odsjeći
- Czech: uříznout
- Danish: skære af
- Dutch: afsnijden
- European Spanish: cortar
- Finnish: leikata
- French: couper
- German: abschneiden
- Greek: αποκόπτω
- Italian: tagliar via
- Japanese: 切り離す
- Korean: 잘라 버리다
- Norwegian: kappe av
- Polish: odciąć
- European Portuguese: cortar
- Romanian: a tăia
- Russian: отрезать
- Spanish: cortar
- Swedish: skära av
- Thai: ตัดทิ้ง
- Turkish: kesmek
- Ukrainian: відрізати
- Vietnamese: cắt đứt
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