Translation of cut in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (wound) 1.2 (incision) to make a cut in somethinghacer un corte en algoExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 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) See examples: a wage cuta tax cutun recorte salarialto make cuts in essential servicesuna reducción or rebaja en los impuestosto take a cut in salaryhacer recortes en los servicios esenciales2.2 (in text, film — deletion)aceptar un sueldo más bajo(— deleted material)trozo (masculine) omitidoExample sentences
- 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.
also: power cutExample sentences
- 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.
- 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 3.1also: haircutdry/wet cut3.2 (of suit) to be a cut above somebody/something [colloquial]he thinks himself a cut above the restcorte en seco/con el pelo mojadothis hotel is a cut above the Ambassadorse cree superior a los demáseste hotel es de mayor categoría que el AmbassadorExample sentences
- 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.
- 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)(— piece)Example sentences
- 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] to take/get one's cut of somethingsacar tajada de algoExample sentences
- 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)(— with rapier)(— with whip)cut and thrustthe cut and thrust of politicsel toma y daca de la vida políticaExample sentences
- 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.
transitive verb present participle cutting past tense & past participle cut
- 1 1.1(wood/paper/wire/rope)to cut something/somebody looseto cut somebody's throatsoltar algo/a alguienthey're going to cut me open and have a lookdegollar a alguiencut the top off itme van a abrir para verthey cut a path through the undergrowthcórtale la parte de arribato cut it fine [colloquial]abrieron un camino a través de la maleza1.2 (divide, slice up) cut the bread into slicescalcular muy justodejar poco margento cut something in half/in twocorte el pan en rebanadascortar algo por la mitad/en dosExample sentences1.3 (prevent passage through) (Military)
(road/railroad/supply lines)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 2.1 (gash, wound) I cut my fingeryou'll cut yourself!me corté el dedohe's so sharp he'll cut himself! (British English)¡te vas a cortar!2.2 (cause pain)se pasa de listo [colloquial](remark/scorn)Example sentences
- 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)to get one's hair cut3.2 (in dressmaking)cortarse el pelo(dress/trousers)Example sentences3.3 (carve, shape)
(glass/stone)his finely cut features3.4 (make)sus delicadas or [literary] bien cinceladas facciones(key)(hole)(disc)[colloquial]Example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Many singers and music directors are being roped in to cut the albums for political parties and potential candidates.
- From what Ive been able to dig up Turner cut the album in his home studio.
- The performers posed for a photocall after cutting the single.
- 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 something (
intosomething)a tunnel cut into the mountaina pattern cut into the glassun túnel excavado en la montaña5.2 (mine)un diseño tallado en el cristal(coal)
- 6 (reduce)(level/number)(budget)(education/service/workforce)the journey time has been cut by halfhacer recortes enla duración del trayecto se ha reducido a la mitadExample sentences
- 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.
- 7 7.1 (shorten)(text)7.2 (remove)(scene)Example sentences
Example sentences7.3 (film) (edit)
- 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.
(censors)hacer cortes enExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 11 [colloquial] 11.1 (not attend) See examples:to cut school 11.2 (ignore) See examples:to cut somebody deaddejar a alguien con el saludo en la bocaExample sentences
- 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.
- 12 [colloquial] 12.1 (cease) See examples: cut the sob story!cut the wisecracks!¡deja de quejarte!12.2 (switch off)¡basta ya de bromas!(engine/lights)Example sentences
- 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]to cut something
withsomethingmezclar algo conalgo(heroin/cocaine)cortar algo conalgoExample sentences
- 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.
intransitive verb present participle cutting past tense & past participle cut
- 1 1.1(knife/scissors)to cut
intosomethingthe rope cut into her wriststo cut and run [colloquial]la cuerda le estaba cortando or lastimando las muñecasto cut loose [colloquial] (break free)largarse [colloquial](lose restraint) (especially American English) he cut loose with a string of insultsromper las ataduras1.2se desató en una sarta de insultossoltó una sarta de insultos(words)her remarks cut deep1.3 (be cuttable) See examples: it cuts easilysus palabras lo hirieron en lo más vivose corta fácilmente
- 2 (Cinema, Radio)cut!cut to the street¡corte(n)!la escena pasa a la calleExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 1.1 (take short cut across)
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (prune) 1.2 (reduce) 2verb + adverb 2.1 (make reductions)
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (fell) 1.2 (kill) he was cut down in his prime [literary]
- 1verb + adverb 1.1 (interrupt) may I cut in? (when dancing)
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (sever)
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
- 1.1 (overcome)
- 1 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
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