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cut-down British & World English

Reduced in scope or length

cut British & World English

Reduce the amount or quantity of

cut someone down to size in cut British & World English

Deflate someone’s exaggerated sense of self-worth

cut something down to size in cut British & World English

Reduce the size or power of something, for example an organization, which is regarded as having become too large or powerful

cut something down in cut British & World English

Cause something to fall by cutting it through at the base

cut someone down in cut British & World English

(Of a weapon, bullet, or disease) kill or injure someone

cut someone off in their prime in cut British & World English

Bring someone’s life or career to an abrupt end while they are at the peak of their abilities

cut someone down to size British & World English

Deflate someone’s exaggerated sense of self-worth

cut something down to size British & World English

Reduce the size or power of something, for example an organization, which is regarded as having become too large or powerful

downcut British & World English

(Of a river) erode downwards through its bed

cut someone off in their prime British & World English

Bring someone’s life or career to an abrupt end while they are at the peak of their abilities

cut down English-Spanish

cortar, talar

to cut sb down to size in size English-Spanish

poner* a algn en su sitio, bajarle los humos a algn familiar/colloquial

he was cut down in his prime in cut English-Spanish

su vida fue segada en flor

you should cut down on carbohydrates in cut English-Spanish

debería reducir el consumo de hidratos de carbono

you should cut down on carbohydrates in cut down English-Spanish

debería reducir el consumo de hidratos de carbono

we cut the cake down the middle in middle English-Spanish

partimos el pastel por la mitad

they were cut down in their prime in prime English-Spanish

murieron en la flor de la vida

cigarette? — no, thanks, I'm trying to cut down in cut English-Spanish

¿un cigarrillo? — no, gracias, estoy tratando de fumar menos

cigarette? — no, thanks, I'm trying to cut down in cut down English-Spanish

¿un cigarrillo? — no, gracias, estoy tratando de fumar menos