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cut

Pronunciation: /kʌt/

Translation of cut in French:

n

  • 5 (reduction) réduction (f) (in de) job cuts suppression (f) d'emplois a cut in salary une baisse de salaire

vt (p prés -tt- prét, pp, cut)

  • 1 [gen], couper to cut oneself se couper to cut one's finger se couper le doigt to have one's hair cut se faire couper les cheveux
  • 5to cut a tooth percer une dent

vi (p prés -tt- prét, pp, cut)

  • 2to cut down a sidestreet couper par une petite rue

Idioms

to cut sb dead

ignorer complètement qn

Phrasal verbs

cut back

cut [sth] back (reduce) réduire (to à) 1.1 (prune) tailler

cut down

cut down réduire sa consommation to cut down on smoking fumer moins
cut [sth] down (chop down) abattre 1.1 (reduce) réduire

cut off

couper [hair, piece, corner]; enlever [excess, crusts]; amputer [limb] 1.1 (disconnect) couper [mains service] 1.2to cut off sb's allowance couper les vivres à qn 1.3to cut sb off (on phone) couper qn (interrupt) interrompre qn 1.4to feel cut off se sentir isolé/-e

cut out

cut out [engine, fan] s'arrêter
cut [sth] out découper [article, picture] (from dans) 1.1 [fam] cut it out! ça suffit!

cut short

abréger [holiday, discussion]

cut up

couper

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