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cut a dash

Definition of cut a dash in English:

British Be stylish or impressive in one’s dress or behaviour: the foreign secretary wanted to cut a dash in Brussels
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  • Meeting at Oxford (they all took Firsts), they began to explore their political and personal ‘hinterlands’, cutting a dash in Union debates, arguing over Labour's soul, and soaking up a wider culture.
  • Apart from cutting a dash with the kind of high-tech gear that keeps you looking cool while ensuring your body remains toasty, a few little extras will make you stand out from the crowd.
  • Maybe we really are on the verge of a renaissance, a footballing efflorescence that will see scores of talented Scottish players wooing back fans and cutting a dash on the world stage.
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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words