- cut something off something
- ˌcut sthˈoff derived
He had his finger cut off in an accident at work.
The winner cut ten seconds off(= ran the distance ten seconds faster than)
the world record.see also ↑cut-off2. to block or get in the way of sth
They cut off the enemy's retreat.
The new factory cuts off our view of the hills.Main entry: ↑cutderived
Useful english dictionary. 2012.