There are 3 translations of cut in Spanish:

cut1

Pronunciation: /kʌt/

n

  • 1 1.1 (wound) tajo (m), corte (m) 1.2 (incision) corte (m) to make a cut in sth hacer* un corte en algo
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    • He played some elegant straight bat drives, and he also played some beautiful horizontal bat cuts.
    • Martin seemed in more trouble when he dropped short and Gilchrist aimed a cut.
    • They adapted to the variable bounce, and then launched into the bowlers in a flurry of cuts, sweeps, drives and lofts over the infield.
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    • Scars on the skin appear when a cut or other injury is healing.
    • In her terror, the woman instinctively put her hand up to protect her neck and suffered a cut from the blade.
    • Vitamin B9 assists the body in forming red blood cells, and vitamin C promotes healthy skin and allows our cuts and scrapes to heal quickly.
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    • This causes the dough to expand rapidly, the cuts on top opening to give the leaf-shaped scars typical of these loaves.
    • Score the surface with shallow cuts to makes six or eight wedges each.
    • Also, if cuts are present in the tyre wall, the tyre can be weakened, making it dangerous.
  • 2 2.1 (reduction) a wage cut un recorte salarial a tax cut una reducción or rebaja en los impuestos to make cuts in essential services hacer* recortes en los servicios esenciales to take a cut in salary aceptar un sueldo más bajo 2.2 (in text, film — deletion) corte (m); (— deleted material) trozo (m) omitido
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    • Since then, they have reached a compromise, wherein the director agreed to make cuts but was allowed several days of reshoots to make the flow to his satisfaction.
    • This is also down to the editing style of Walter Murch who prefers to only make cuts when absolutely necessary.
    • After the film has been edited and completed for release in India it has to go through the censor board, where they can also make cuts.
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    • Jewison allows the actors to set the tone through long takes rather than forcing the scene through rapid cuts.
    • Harris' use of unconventional camera angles and quick cuts invigorates these scenes.
    • There aren't many cuts - often a scene will take place before us in one shot, with the camera serenely gliding from one side of a room to the other.
    2.3
    (power cut)
    apagón (m)
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    • The law ordered striking hospital employees back to work with a 15 per cent pay cut.
    • Soaring debt - which at one stage was predicted to reach £11m - has led to a series of cuts ranging from ward closures to stopping snacks for patients.
    • For a health care system already on life support due to extreme budget cuts, the extraction of $500,000,000 dollars would be the death knell.
  • 3 3.1
    (haircut)
    corte (m) de pelo dry/wet cut corte en seco/con el pelo mojado
    3.2 (of suit) corte (m) to be a cut above sb/sth [colloquial/familiar] he thinks himself a cut above the rest se cree superior a los demás this hotel is a cut above the Ambassador este hotel es de mayor categoría que el Ambassador
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    • Louise designs the cut and style and Rita weaves her hue magic to create movement and pizazz.
    • The secret to fab hair is in the cut, not the containers of setting gunk!
    • All I see is his broad back encased in an expensive black suit, and the elegant cut of his dark hair.
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    • I was first introduced to Reiki some eight years ago, sitting in the hairdressers having a cut and blow dry.
    • A cut, shampoo and set would take about an hour, and a perm would take two hours.
    • I went along to the spacious Studio in Edinburgh for a cut and colour to find out.
  • 4 (of meat — type) corte (m); (— piece) trozo (m)
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    • For example, add lean cuts of red meat or dark poultry to your meals on a regular basis.
    • There is even a full-time butcher, preparing the cuts of meat from carcass.
    • If you've got the time, foods such as eggs, poultry, fish, and lean cuts of red meat are excellent sources of complete protein.
  • 5 (share) [colloquial/familiar] tajada (f) [familiar/colloquial], parte (f) to take/get one's cut of sth sacar* tajada de algo
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    • More likely they'd drive me to the recycling center to cash in my cans, and then demand a cut of the profit.
    • When Kev and Mike come bearing gifts, they want to flog them down their local, promising the barmaid a cut of the profits.
    • The stars also get a cut of the profits from the show being re-sold and from the sale of videos and DVDs.
  • 6 (blow — with knife) cuchillada (f); (— with rapier) estocada (f); (— with whip) latigazo (m) cut and thrust the cut and thrust of politics el toma y daca de la vida política
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    • And people joked about it, used to add up how many cuts of the cane they got as a mark of honour and so on, but I was scared.
    • The log books show that in those days impertinence was punished by one or two cuts with the cane - or a slap with an open hand.
    • Often the horse does his work with panting sides and trembling knees, and not seldom gets a cut of the whip from his rider.

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There are 3 translations of cut in Spanish:

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vt (pres p cutting past & past p, cut)

  • 1 1.1 [wood/paper/wire/rope] cortar to cut sth/sb loose soltar* algo/a algn to cut sb's throat degollar* a algn they're going to cut me open and have a look me van a abrir para ver cut the top off it córtale la parte de arriba they cut a path through the undergrowth abrieron un camino a través de la maleza to cut it fine [colloquial/familiar] calcular muy justo, dejar poco margen see also short2 1
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    • We decided to use cutting equipment to cut away the section of the fence that had pierced him so he could be taken to hospital.
    • McKeon's natural stone is cut from limestone beds laid down 250 million years ago.
    • Blocks of ice were cut from ponds and lakes on the estate and stacked between layers of straw.
    1.2 (divide, slice up) cortar cut the bread into slices corte el pan en rebanadas to cut sth in half/in two cortar algo por la mitad/en dos
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    • It's too bad Sara had made Salad for supper because the carrots had to be cut with a knife.
    • At more than six feet tall and weighing in at over 600 pounds, her cake had to be cut with a knife that was a foot and a half long.
    • Matthias chuckles, then takes a knife, and cuts himself some bread.
    1.3 (prevent passage through) [Mil] [road/railroad/supply lines] cortar
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    • That is rewriting history, and cutting your anchor rope, and should be resisted.
    • Some were lost through storms or when their marking float lines were cut by boat props or otherwise severed.
    • An inline fuel separator is installed by cutting the vent hose that runs from the fuel tank to the tank vent on the outside of the boat.
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    • It was used by Hitler during World War II when Germany had most of its oil supplies cut.
    • Libya has also supported British policy, cutting off oil supplies to the beleaguered regime.
    • They would react by cutting off oil supplies to the West.
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    • The line cuts the horizontal axis at 11.4.
    • This line cuts the vertical axis below the horizontal axis.
  • 2 2.1 (gash, wound) cortar I cut my finger me corté el dedo you'll cut yourself! ¡te vas a cortar! he's so sharp he'll cut himself! (BrE) se pasa de listo [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (cause pain) [remark/scorn] herir*
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    • It was when I pulled my hand away when I realized that the ring on his finger had cut my skin and it was now bleeding.
    • He threw a knife and cut a man's ear and cheek with it.
    • During a big home repair job - well, really just changing a light switch - I accidentally cut myself.
  • 3 3.1 (trim) [hair/nails] cortar; [grass/corn] cortar, segar* to get one's hair cut cortarse el pelo 3.2 (in dressmaking) [dress/trousers] cortar
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    • I had a low cut polo shirt along with a denim mini skirt and silver pumps.
    • Sara struggled into tight jeans and a low cut shirt that was also too tight.
    • He also knows how to cut a killer coat, while still remaining true to his vision.
    3.3 (carve, shape) [glass/stone] tallar his finely cut features sus delicadas or [literario/literary] bien cinceladas facciones 3.4 (make) [key] hacer*; [hole] hacer* [disc] [colloquial/familiar], grabar
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    • Eventually, firefighters cut a hole in the main floor to gain access.
    • He looked around, and cut a hole in the corner of the bag with his knife.
    • We proceeded to cut a hole in the fence and climb through.
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    • A new road had been cut through the quarry wall to a tidy waterside quay.
    • He had found the path, cut through the forest, followed the trail of pebbles and watched the signs leading to nowhere.
    • They followed riverbeds and paths cut through the mountainous terrain for the Indonesian army.
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    • Many singers and music directors are being roped in to cut the albums for political parties and potential candidates.
    • From what I’ve been able to dig up Turner cut the album in his home studio.
    • The performers posed for a photocall after cutting the single.
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    • Who cuts their grass or trims their hedge in winter?
    • Her makeup was sensible, and her wheat blond hair was cut very fashionably.
    • She had a good figure, and her light brown hair was cut about neck length, the style in the area.
  • 5 5.1 (excavate)to cut sth (into sth) a tunnel cut into the mountain un túnel excavado en la montaña a pattern cut into the glass un diseño tallado en el cristal 5.2 (mine) [coal] extraer*
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    • Lafayette street was added years later after the land had been cut up and sold to developers.
    • Heaps of snow had been cut up by vehicles into mushy mud.
    • Even Ethiopia, situated on a high plateau, which was cut up by mountains and vast canyons that made internal travel difficult, was accessible only from an exceptionally hot and unpleasant desert coast.
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    • To calm myself, I'd taken the scenic route and cut across the park to reach school.
    • They stayed away from the trail, cutting across country, following animal tracks where they could to avoid unseen obstacles.
    • Instead of going up to the front gate with the throng, we cut across and joined up with the other guards coming on duty with the brass band.
  • 6 (reduce) [level/number] reducir*; [budget] recortar; [price/rate] rebajar, reducir*; [education/service/workforce] hacer* recortes en the journey time has been cut by half la duración del trayecto se ha reducido a la mitad
  • 7 7.1 (shorten) [text] acortar 7.2 (remove) [scene] cortar
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    • Why, you try cutting them out, stop eating them, avoiding temptation.
    • Cut down on sodium the week before, then cut it out entirely the last three days before the shoot.
    • The usual migraine triggers were cut out from Harriet's diet: chocolate, cheese, orange juice: but to no avail, says Nicky.
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    • Scenes with a mechanical shark had to be cut, because it did not look believable enough.
    • You lot do know that one of the key scenes was cut from the theatrical release, right?
    • These excerpts were ultimately cut from the final script.
    7.3 [film] (edit) editar; [censors] hacer* cortes en
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    • At the moment she is preparing for her tough task by cutting down on the amount of tea she drinks.
    • First, it cuts down on the amount of free time kids spend without supervision.
    • But with nobody coming forward to take over the business, the only way forward seemed to be cutting the opening hours.
  • 12 [colloquial/familiar] 12.1 (cease) cut the sob story! ¡deja de quejarte! cut the wisecracks! ¡basta ya de bromas! 12.2 (switch off) [engine/lights] apagar*
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    • Finally, he cut the two remaining engines, and they rolled silently to a stop.
    • After about 10 minutes, we would gather at the stern, the engines would be cut and the service would commence.
    • He was sixth for a long time, but lost the place after accidentally cutting off the engine whilst trying to de-mist his windscreen.
  • 13 (adulterate) [colloquial/familiar] to cut sth with sth mezclar algo con algo [heroin/cocaine] cortar algo con algo
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    • Girls showed up for the photography workshop without fail, even when they cut school.
    • One problem is that after cutting class, the teenager faces powerful temptations to misbehave.
    • I got in trouble for cutting school, staying out late, lying about detention and lying about homework.
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    • He says drugs are sometimes cut with other substances like talcum powder and the bag could simply have been mislabelled.
    • It was speculated that this novice dealer was cutting the cocaine he sold with amphetamine due to his existing belief that that is what he was supposed to do.
    • They do this by cutting the drugs with other powders, showing no respect for the people who take the drug.
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    • Talking with Kate the other week, I was saying I needed to get a mirror as the glass doors on my pantry weren't quite cutting it.
    • For years Leeds were the team who didn't quite cut it against the key rivals, Wigan and Bradford.
    • Unfortunately for him, he'll never know if he is made of the stuff required to cut it living offshore.

vi (pres p cutting past & past p, cut)

  • 2 [Cin] [Rad] cut! ¡corte(n)! cut to the street la escena pasa a la calle
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    • Jon will say his line and we'll cut there. You ready? Let's get in position.
    • The actor waits - in vain - for his director to call out ‘Cut!’
    • As soon as I recovered from my shock, I yelled ‘Cut!’ and rushed up to Ria and Erwin.
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    • For example, if a character is tracking the inward flight of an asteroid on a radar screen, we cut to a shot of the radar screen.
    • Then, in a remarkable shot, we cut to her point of view of Ray sitting in the driver's seat.
    • I really hadn't been paying attention to the news, until they cut to a shot from the news chopper.
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    • As we speak he is cutting his 18th feature film.
    • Frankly, when I was cutting the movie, it was so great to be able to cut from good fun stuff with Eva and Will and then jump to scenes with Kevin and Will.
    • They cut all these pieces together and made it look like a big orgy.
  • 3 (in cards) cortar
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    • The pack is shuffled and cut and 16 cards each are dealt singly as before.
    • Players cut for the deal, and whoever cuts the highest card becomes the first dealer.
    • The cards are shuffled, cut, and dealt, usually three at a time, but this is not imperative.

Phrasal verbs

cut across

v + prep + o
1.1 (take short cut across) cortar por, tomar un atajo a través de 1.2 (cross boundaries of) trascender* an issue which cuts across class barriers/party lines un tema que trasciende las divisiones sociales/la política de partidos

cut back

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (prune) [hedge/branches] podar, recortar 1.2 (reduce) [spending] recortar, reducir* 1.1v + adv 2.1 (make reductions) hacer* economías, constreñirse*to cut back on sth we've had to cut back on investments hemos tenido que reducir las inversiones 2.2 [Cin] to cut back to sth volver* a algo

cut down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (fell) [tree] cortar, talar 1.2 (kill) matar he was cut down in his prime [literario/literary] su vida fue segada en flor [literario/literary] 1.3 (reduce) [expenditure] reducir*, recortar; [consumption] reducir*, disminuir*; [article] acortar 1.1v + adv (make reductions) cigarette? — no, thanks, I'm trying to cut down ¿un cigarrillo? — no, gracias, estoy tratando de fumar menosto cut down on sth you should cut down on carbohydrates debería reducir el consumo de hidratos de carbono

cut in

v + adv 1.1 (interrupt) interrumpir may I cut in? (when dancing) ¿me permite? 1.2 [Auto] atravesarse* she cut in in front of me se me atravesó, se me metió delante 1.3to cut in line (AmE) colarse [familiar/colloquial], saltarse or brincarse* la cola (Méx) [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + o + adv (give share) [colloquial/familiar]to cut sb in on sth she demanded to be cut in on the deal exigió su parte, quiso sacar su tajada [familiar/colloquial]

cut off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (sever) [branch] cortar; [limb] amputar, cortar to cut off sb's head cortarle la cabeza a algn 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o (interrupt, block) [supply/route] cortar to cut off sb's retreat cortarle la retirada a algn 1.2v + o + adv 3.1 (separate, isolate) aislar* to feel cut off sentirse* aislado the town was cut off for several days following the earthquake la ciudad quedó varios días sin comunicaciones después del terremoto 3.2 (intercept) to cut sb off cortarle el paso a algn 3.3 (on telephone) we were cut off se cortó la comunicación

cut out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [article/photograph] recortar I cut it out of the paper lo recorté del periódico 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 [dress/cookies] cortar 2.2 (exclude) [noise/need/alcohol/carbohydrates] eliminar, suprimir those trees cut out the light esos árboles quitan or tapan la luz he cut me out of his will me excluyó de su testamento, me desheredó you can cut out the wisecracks ! [colloquial/familiar] ¡déjate de bromas! cut it out! [colloquial/familiar] ¡basta ya!, ¡ya párale! (Méx) work1 1 1.2 (suit) to be cut out for sth estar* hecho para algo I'm not cut out for teaching o to be a teacher no estoy hecho para la enseñanza, no tengo madera de profesor they seem cut out for each other parecen hechos el uno para el otro, son tal para cual 1.3v + adv 4.1 (stop working) [engine] pararse, calarse 4.2 (switch off) [pump/boiler] apagarse*

cut through

v + prep + o
1.1 (overcome) abrirse* camino por entre you have to cut through all the academic jargon to get to the heart of the matter hay que abrirse camino por entre toda esa jerga académica para llegar al meollo del asunto 1.2 (take short cut) cortar camino por

cut up

1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o [vegetables/wood] cortar en pedazos 1.2v + o + adv (injure) cortar she was badly cut up se cortó toda, sufrió lesiones graves [formal] 1.3v + o + adv [colloquial/familiar]; adelantar agresivamente volviendo al carril demasiado cerca del coche adelantado 1.4v + o + adv (criticize) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], hablar pestes de (AmL) [familiar/colloquial], poner* verde (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] 1.1 (upset) [colloquial/familiar] to be cut up about sth estar* disgustado por algo 1.2v + adv to cut up rough (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] ponerse* agresivo or [familiar/colloquial] bravo, cabrearse [familiar/colloquial]

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There are 3 translations of cut in Spanish:

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