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 Meanings and Examples of CUT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
cut
 v.  break the surface of something, or to divide or make something smaller
 v.  cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
Classic Sentence: (198 in 14 pages)
1  The caterwauling horns had reached a crescendo and I turned away and cut across the lawn toward home.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  "I want to get the grass cut," he said.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
3  Instead of taking the short cut along the Sound we went down the road and entered by the big postern.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  She beheld the minister advancing along the path entirely alone, and leaning on a staff which he had cut by the wayside.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
5  I shall buy up some good Life Assurance shares, and cut into the Direction.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
6  As Drummle and Startop had each a boat, I resolved to set up mine, and to cut them both out.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIII
7  It was abandoned as soon as tried, and he wore his grizzled hair cut short.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
8  As I was not able to cut my dinner, the old landlord with a shining bald head did it for me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LII
9  "It's a bad job," said Wemmick, scratching his head, "and I assure you I haven't been so cut up for a long time."
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LV
10  I remember that I thought it, in form, more like a riding-habit with the superfluous skirt cut off, than anything else.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
11  He could cut oranges into such devices as none of us had an idea of.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
12  'It's one of the things that cut the trade off from attentions they could often wish to show,' said Mr. Omer.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30. A LOSS
13  'I didn't expect he'd cut up so rough, Master Copperfield,' said Uriah.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
14  I am a wretched being, cut off from everything that makes life tolerable.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. I AM INVOLVED IN MYSTERY
15  As my aunt appeared to be annoyed, I thought the best way was to cut her annoyance short.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 62. A LIGHT SHINES ON MY WAY
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Take the short cut across the fields.
17  Baby you've done enough that cut your breath.
18  The town is without electricity and the water supply has been cut off.
19  It would be politically inept to cut these training programmes now.
20  Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade.
21  The tree began to decay as soon as it was cut down.
22  He cut away the old branches from the tree.
23  Japan's recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
24  When the bush has finished flowering, cut back all the stems.
25  Mishaps are like knives that either serve us or cut us as we grasp them by the handle or blade.
26  The artisan can cut stones into various shapes.
27  The children cut the paper into various simple shapes.
28  The part of the film judged to be pornographic was cut from the final version.
29  The sex scenes had been cut out of the English version of the film.
30  The cut in benefits for the unemployed is a classic case of blaming the victim.