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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (chop, slice)tagliare vtr
 She cut the string and opened the package.
 Tagliò lo spago e aprì il pacco.
cut [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (slice into [sth/sb])incidere, tagliare vtr
 The doctor cut the patient to begin his surgery.
 Il dottore ha inciso il paziente per iniziare la sua operazione.
cut [sth] into [sth] vtr + prep (chop up, slice [sth])tagliare qlcs in qlcs, tagliare qlcs a qlcs vtr
 The mother cut her daughter's dinner into small pieces.
 La madre ha tagliato la pietanza della figlia in piccoli pezzi.
cut into [sth] vi + prep (slice with a knife, etc.)tagliare vtr
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (hair: trim) (capelli)tagliare, spuntare vtr
 My hair is getting too long, so I'll need to cut it soon.
 I miei capelli stanno diventando troppo lunghi, presto dovrò tagliarli.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (time, text: reduce) (figurato)tagliare vtr
  accorciare, ridurre
 We need to cut some time off the length of this speech.
 Dobbiamo tagliare un po' la lunghezza di questo discorso.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (prices: reduce) (figurato: prezzi)tagliare, dare un taglio a vtr
cut into [sth/sb] vi + prep (dig: into skin, etc.)tagliare vtr
 The handle of the shopping bag was cutting into his fingers.
 Il manico della busta della spesa gli stava tagliando le dita.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (incision)taglio, incisione nm
 The cut was four centimetres long.
 Il taglio era lungo quattro centimetri.
 
Additional Translations
Cut! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (cinema: stop filming) (cinema: taglio riprese)Stop! inter
 Cut! Let's redo this scene.
 Stop! Rifacciamo questa scena.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (act of cutting)taglio nm
 The cut took less than a second to perform.
 Il taglio è avvenuto in meno di un secondo.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, often pl (reduction) (figurato)tagli nmpl
  riduzione, diminuzione nf
 The budget cuts ended some important programmes.
 I tagli di budget hanno messo fine ad alcuni progetti importanti.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (excerpt edited out) (cinema)taglio nm
 The editor made so many cuts that the film became half its original length.
 Il tecnico ha fatto così tanti tagli che il film è diventato la metà di quello che era.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (portion)quota nf
  parte nf
 Your cut will be about five hundred pounds.
 La tua quota sarà di circa cinquecento sterline.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cinema: transition) (cinema)montaggio nm
 The cut from one scene to another was well done.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cinema: version) (cinema)versione nf
 Which cut of this scene should we use? I like the first one.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shape, style)taglio nm
 I like the cut of that dress.
 Mi piace il taglio di quel vestito.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (selection)selezione nf
 The player made the first cut, and hoped to be selected for the team.
 Il giocatore ha partecipato alla prima selezione e sperava di essere scelto per la squadra.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (baseball) (baseball)cut nm
 His curve ball has a wicked cut.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (power)interruzione nf
  black out nm
 The power cut lasted for six hours.
 L'interruzione dell'elettricità è durata sei ore.
 Il black out è durato sei ore.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hurtful remark) (figurato, informale)frecciata, frecciatina nf
 She hurt him with a nasty cut directed at his mother.
 Lo ha ferito con una frecciata cattiva riferita a sua madre.
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (meat) (di carne)taglio nm
 Which cut of meat would you recommend for a stew?
 Che taglio di carne consiglierebbe per uno stufato?
cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (whip)colpo, schiocco nm
 You could hear the cut of the lion tamer's whip.
 Si sentiva il colpo di frusta del domatore di leoni.
cut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be able to slice)tagliare vi
 Does this knife cut well?
 Taglia bene questo coltello?
cut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (undergo slicing)tagliarsi v rif
 The soft cheese cuts well, and does not crumble.
 Il formaggio molle si taglia bene e non fa briciole.
cut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (do the cutting)tagliare vi
 This knife cuts cleanly.
 Questo coltello taglia in modo netto.
cut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hurt) (figurato)bruciare vi
 Ouch. The news that he got remarried really cuts.
 Uff. La notizia che lui si risposa brucia davvero.
cut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (cards: divide pack) (giochi di carte)alzare vi
 I'll shuffle the cards and Henry can cut.
 Io mescolo le carte e Henry alza.
cut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (cards: choose dealer) (per stabilire il dealer)tagliare vtr
 Let's cut, and the person with the highest card can deal.
 Tagliamo il mazzo e chi avrà la carta più alta darà le carte.
cut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (change direction suddenly)scartare, schivare vtr
 The basketball player cut to the right and shot the ball.
 Il giocatore di basket ha scartato a destra e ha tirato a canestro.
cut to [sth] vi + prep (cinema: make abrupt transition) (cinema)staccare su vi
 It showed the scene of the child playing and then cut to the war scene.
 Ha mostrato la scena del bambino che giocava e poi ha staccato sulla scena di guerra.
cut into [sth] vi + prep figurative (detract from)intaccare, scalfire vtr
 This recession is really cutting into my luxury lifestyle!
 La crisi sta davvero scalfendo il mio stile di vita lussuoso!
cut into [sth] vi + prep (conversation: interrupt) (conversazione)interrompere vtr
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (flower: snip the stalk of)tagliare, recidere vtr
 He cut some flowers to take to his girlfriend.
 Ha tagliato dei fiori per portarli alla sua ragazza.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang, figurative (omit, cease) (colloquiale)dare un taglio a, darci un taglio con vtr
  (colloquiale)piantarla con, smetterla con vtr
 Please cut the jokes. Just tell us what happened.
 Per favore dai un taglio alle spiritosaggini. Dicci solo quello che è successo.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative, informal (turn off, stop)spegnere, staccare vtr
 Cut the music. We need to talk for a while.
 Spegni la musica. Dobbiamo parlare un po'.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (intersect)incrociare, intersecare vtr
 The railway line cuts the highway just beyond the town.
 La linea ferroviaria incrocia la statale appena oltre il paese.
cut [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (cause pain) (psicologicamente)ferire vtr
 Your remark really cut me badly.
 La tua osservazione mi ha davvero ferito molto.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (shape, sculpt)intagliare vtr
 The stonemason will cut the granite into stepping stones.
 Il tagliapietre intaglierà il granito realizzando delle pietre da pavimentazione.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (path, swathe: create, make)tagliare vtr
 He cut a path through the field of corn with his tractor.
 Con il suo trattore ha tagliato un sentiero nel campo di grano.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cards, pack: divide) (giochi di carte)tagliare, alzare vtr
 Do you want to cut the deck, or should I just deal now?
 Vuoi tagliare il mazzo o do le carte adesso?
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (golf: slice) (golf)colpire di taglio vtr
 If you cut the ball, it will go into the trees.
 Se colpisci la palla di taglio andrà tra gli alberi.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang, figurative (cope)reggere, sopportare vtr
 If you can't cut the pressure, just go away before we begin to work.
 Se non reggi la pressione, allora vai via prima che cominciamo a lavorare.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." US, slang, figurative (skip) (scuola)marinare, saltare vtr
  (gergale, scuola)segare, bigiare vtr
  (regionale, scuola)fare sega, fare salina vtr
 The student cut class on Tuesday to go to the lake.
 L'alunno martedì ha marinato la scuola per andare al lago.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (alcohol, drug: dilute) (alcolici)allungare vtr
  (droghe, sostanze)tagliare vtr
 Some bartenders cut the vodka with water.
 Alcuni barman allungano la vodka con l'acqua.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (animal: castrate)castrare vtr
 We need to cut those calves before next week.
 Dobbiamo castrare quei vitelli prima della prossima settimana.
cut vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." colloquial (baby: grow teeth) (denti)mettere vtr
 The baby cried all night when he cut his teeth, and his poor father couldn't sleep either.
 Il bambino piangeva tutta la notte quando stava mettendo i denti, e neanche il suo povero papà poteva dormire.
cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (whip: crack)schioccare, scudisciare vtr
 The lion tamer cut the whip with a loud crack.
 Il domatore di leoni ha scudisciato la frusta con uno schiocco sonoro.
  Segnala un errore

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Compound Forms/Forme composte
a cut above,
a cut above [sth]
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(superior to)un gradino più su di
  una spanna sopra a
 He is a cut above the rest.
 È una spanna sopra gli altri.
boot-cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (style of jeans) (jeans)svasato agg
 I wanted something only a little different, so I bought some boot-cut jeans instead of flares.
 Volevo qualcosa di leggermente diverso e allora ho comprato dei jeans svasati al posto di quelli a zampa di elefante.
bowl cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (haircut)taglio a caschetto, caschetto nm
brilliant cut taglio di brillante
buzz cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (short hairstyle)capelli a spazzola nmpl
clean-cut adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (man: neat) (aspetto)curato agg
  a modo, ammodo avv
 People trusted him because he had that that clean-cut Boy Scout image.
 La gente si fidava di lui perché aveva un aspetto curato come un boy scout.
clean-cut adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (design: simple)ben delineato agg
 Modernist architects abandoned the frills and ornamentation of the Victorian and Edwardian eras in favor of simple shapes and clean-cut lines.
 Gli architetti modernisti abbandonarono gli orpelli e gli ornamenti delle epoche vittoriane ed edoardiane in favore di forme semplici e ben delineate.
clear-cut adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (unambiguous, well defined)lampante, palese, evidente, chiaro agg
 It's a clear-cut case of fraud.
 È un caso lampante di frode.
clear-cut [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (forestry: cut all trees in an area)disboscare, deforestare vtr
 Clear-cutting on steep slopes can cause erosion.
 Disboscare i pendii ripidi può causare erosione.
cold cuts nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (meat served cold)affettati misti nmpl
cost-cut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (reduce spending)tagliare i costi, ridurre i costi vtr
cost cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (reduction in expenses)taglio dei costi nm
  riduzione dei costi nf
 The company's profits were boosted last year by cost cuts, including the thousands of redundancies made in January.
 I profitti della società furono incrementati l'anno scorso dal taglio dei costi, comprese le migliaia di esuberi riscontrate a gennaio.
crew cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (very short haircut) (capelli)taglio a spazzola nm
  capelli a spazzola nmpl
crew cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (army haircut) (capelli)taglio militare nm
 His crew cut and posture made it clear he was a military man.
 Dal taglio militare dei capelli e dal portamento si capiva chiaramente che era nell'esercito.
crew-cut n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (hair: very short) (capelli)tagliato a spazzola agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective comes before the noun it modifies.
 You could tell he was a Marine from his crew-cut hair.
 Si capiva che era un marine dai capelli tagliati a spazzola.
custom-cut su misura adj
cut a swathe,
cut a swath
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be impressive) (figurato)lasciare il segno vtr
cut a swathe through [sth],
swath
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(make a path through)creare un passaggio vtr
cut across [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (traverse via a short cut) (fare una scorciatoia)tagliare vi
  prendere una scorciatoia vtr
 La strada da fare è ancora lunga, ma se tagliamo attraverso i campi la accorciamo di almeno mezz'ora.
cut across [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] figurative (defy definitions or boundaries)trascendere, superare, oltrepassare vtr
cut along tagliare lungo vtr
cut and paste [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (text: move) (informatica)tagliare e incollare qlcs vtr
cut and paste [sth] into [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (text: move) (informatica)tagliare e incollare qlcs in qlcs vtr
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cut and run darsela a gambe
cut and thrust schermaglia nf
cut [sth] apart vtr + adv (separate, divide)separare qlcs, tagliare via qlcs, dividere qlcs vtr
cut at tentare di tagliare
cut [sth] away vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (remove: with blade)tagliar via, tagliare vtr
Nota: single-word form is used when term is a noun or an adj
 To repair the table I had to cut away the damaged veneer and replace it with a matching new piece.
  Da quel pezzo di formaggio ho dovuto tagliar via la parte ammuffita.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
cut away vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (TV, film: change shot) (cinema, TV)stacco nm
cut away to [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (TV, film: change shot) (film, cinema, inquadratura)staccare su vi
cut back vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (reduce: spending) (spese)tagliare vi
  risparmiare vi
 We've been spending too much. We need to cut back.
 Abbiamo speso troppo ultimamente; dobbiamo tagliare.
cut back on [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (reduce: to economize) (spese)tagliare, ridurre vtr
 Now that I am unemployed we are going to have to cut back on our spending.
 Ora che sono disoccupato dovremo tagliare le nostre spese.
cut class vtr + n US, informal (miss a school lesson) (informale)marinare la scuola vtr
  (gergale)fare sega vtr
 It's no surprise his grades were so low - he was always cutting class!
 Per forza i suoi voti erano così bassi: marinava sempre la scuola!
cut corners vtr + n figurative, informal (save time, money)andare al risparmio vi
  risparmiare vi
  fare il minimo indispensabile vtr
 When building contractors try to cut corners on foundations, it is disastrous.
 I subappaltatori nelle costruzioni cercano di andare al risparmio sulle fondamenta, è un disastro.
cut diamond nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gemstone: shaped)diamante tagliato nm
cut down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (reduce consumption)ridurre vtr
 If you can't give up smoking altogether, you should at least try to cut down.
 Se non riesci a smettere di fumare potresti almeno cercare di ridurre.
cut down on [sth] vi phrasal + prep (reduce, consume less of)ridurre il consumo di qlcs vtr
 It's hard to cut down on alcohol when my friends keep inviting me out for drinks.
 È difficile ridurre il consumo di alcol quando gli amici continuano a invitarti fuori per un drink.
cut [sth] down,
cut down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(reduce)ridurre vtr
 When the team decided to cut down their roster, everyone was upset.
 Quando la squadra ha deciso di ridurre la lista tutti erano arrabbiati.
cut [sth] down,
cut down [sth]
vtr + adv
(tree: fell) (alberi)abbattere vtr
cut [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (kill, strike down)abbattere vtr
 Many soldiers were cut down by enemy fire.
 Molti soldati sono stati abbattuti dal fuoco nemico.
cut down on [sth] vi phrasal + prep informal (consume less)ridurre vtr
  (ridurre)tagliare vtr
 The doctor told me my heart was in poor condition and that I must cut down on fatty foods, alcohol and smoking. I'm cutting down on my usage of electricity by installing CF bulbs in all my lamps.
 Il dottore mi ha detto che ho il cuore in cattive condizioni e devo ridurre i grassi, l§alcol e il fumo.
 Sto tagliando i consumi di elettricità mettendo lampade fluorescenti dovunque.
cut free  (sciogliere)liberare vtr
cut in vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (vehicle: move suddenly in front) (traffico)tagliare la strada vtr
 The vehicle cut in front of me.
 Il veicolo mi ha tagliato la strada.
cut in vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (interrupt [sb] speaking) (parlando)intromettersi v rif
  (parlando)interrompere, intervenire vi
 She cut in while I was speaking. Don't cut in when I'm talking.
 Si è intromessa mentre stavo parlando.
 Non mi interrompere mentre sto parlando!
cut [sb] in for [sth] vtr + adv (give [sb] a share)condividere qlcs con qlcn vtr
 After she won the money, she said she would cut me in for some of it.
 Dopo che ha vinto i soldi ha detto che ne avrebbe condiviso una parte con me.
cut in halves tagliare a metà vtr
cut in line v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US, informal (jump a queue)saltare la coda vtr
  passare avanti in coda, passare davanti in coda vi
 I get annoyed when people cut in line in front of me.
 Mi dà fastidio quando la gente salta la coda.
 Mi dà fastidio quando la gente mi passa davanti in coda.
cut [sth] in two vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (slice into two parts)tagliare qlcs a metà, tagliare qlcs in due vtr
 The magician appeared to cut his beautiful assistant in two.
 Il mago ha apparentemente tagliato in due la sua assistente.
Cut it out! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang, figurative (stop it)dacci un taglio!, piantala!, smettila!, falla finita! inter
 Cut it out! - if you don't stop doing that, I'll have to punish you.
 Piantala! Se non la smetti dovrò punirti.
cut it out v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." slang, figurative (stop: doing [sth])farla finita, smetterla, piantarla, darci un taglio vtr
 He keeps teasing me about my boyfriend. I wish he'd cut it out.
 Continua a punzecchiarmi chiedendomi del mio ragazzo. Dovrebbe darci un taglio.
cut loose vi + adj slang, figurative (become independent)essere indipendente vi
 She really began to cut loose after she left home.
 Ha iniziato a essere indipendente una volta che è uscita di casa.
cut loose vi + adj slang, figurative (act wildly)sfogarsi, lasciarsi andare v rif
 After six weeks of boot camp the recruits were ready to cut loose and have a few beers.
 Dopo sei settimane di allenamento le reclute potevano finalmente lasciarsi andare e bere qualche birra.
cut [sb] loose vtr + adj US, slang, figurative (fire from job)dare il benservito a qlcn vtr
  licenziare vtr
cut [sth] off vtr + adv (remove using a blade) (informale)tagliare via
  (chirurgicamente)amputare vtr
 His leg was so badly damaged, the doctors had to cut it off.
 Aveva la gamba tanto danneggiata che i dottori hanno dovuto tagliargliela via.
cut [sb] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (estrange, disown) (figurato: legame morale)tagliare vtr
 The parents cut off their alcoholic son and he wasn't even mentioned in their will.
 I genitori hanno tagliato i ponti con il figlio alcolizzato, lui non era nemmeno menzionato nel testamento.
cut [sth/sb] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (disconnect)separare, isolare vtr
 While on the net, we were cut off.
 Mentre eravamo su internet ci hanno isolato (or:siamo rimasti isolati).
cut off adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (phone: disconnected) (senza connessione)interrotto agg
  è caduta la comunicazione
  (fili interrotti)tagliato, staccato agg
 Our phone line was cut off.
 La linea telefonica è stata interrotta.
 La linea telefonica è stata tagliata.
cut [sb] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (interrupt when speaking) (dialogo: forza esterna)interrompere vtr
cut off power from staccare la spina a vtr
cut off power from  (elettricità, telefono)togliere l'energia a, sospendere l'energia vtr
cut [sth/sb] open vtr + adj (body: dissect)sezionare vtr
cut [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (remove by cutting)ritagliare qlcs, tagliare qlcs vtr
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
cut [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (text, scene: excise) (scena, capitolo, pezzo, ecc.)tagliare vtr
cut [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (eliminate) (figurato)tagliare vtr
  eliminare, togliere vtr
 She was told to cut out starchy carbs from her diet.
cut [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative, slang (stop)eliminare vtr
  smettere di fare qualcosa vi
  (informale)buttare fuori vtr
 If you want to live longer, cut out the stress from your life.
 Se vuoi vivere più a lungo, elimina lo stress dalla tua vita.
 Se vuoi vivere più a lungo, smetti di stressarti.
cut [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." US, informal (turn off)spegnere qlcs, staccare la corrente a qlcs vtr
cut out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." US, slang (depart abruptly) (colloquiale)tagliare la corda vtr
 When the party goers heard the police were coming, many cut out.
 Quando i partecipanti alla festa sentirono che stava arrivando la polizia, molti tagliarono la corda.
cut out for [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal, figurative (person: able, suited) (figurato: essere adatto)essere tagliato per qlcs vi
 When he got caught the second time, he decided he wasn't cut out for a life of crime.
 Quando è stato catturato per la seconda volta, ha capito di non essere tagliato per la vita criminale.
cut out for doing [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal, figurative (person: able, suited) (figurato: essere adatto)essere tagliato per fare qlcs vi
cut out for [sb] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal, figurative (hard task: assigned)difficile agg
 You have your work cut out for you.
cut out to do [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal, figurative (person: suited)portato per fare qlcs, portato per qlcs agg
 She was never cut out to be a doctor.
cut [sth] over vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (computing: transfer)passare, trasferire vtr
 The library will cut over the catalogue to its new software in September.
 A settembre la biblioteca trasferirà il suo catalogo sul nuovo sistema informatico.
cut price,
cut-price
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(cheap, discounted) (prezzo)scontato agg
  a prezzo ridotto
Nota: hyphen used when term is before a noun
cut prices v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (sell items more cheaply)abbassare i prezzi, ridurre i prezzi vtr
  tagliare i prezzi vtr
 A lot of stores cut prices after Christmas to try to maintain sales.
 Molti negozi abbassano i prezzi dopo Natale per cercare di sostenere le vendite.
cut [sb] some slack v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (make allowances for [sb])essere tollerante con qualcuno vi
  dare tregua a qualcuno vtr
 I'll have to cut my new employee some slack; this is all new to her.
 Dovrò essere tollerante con la mia nuova dipendente, visto che per lei è tutto nuovo.
cut [sth] short,
cut short [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(interrupt, finish prematurely)interrompere vtr
  mettere fine a qlcs vtr
  (informale)dare un taglio a qlcs vtr
 We had to cut the vacation short when Jim broke his ankle.
 Abbiamo dovuto interrompere la vacanza quando Jim si è rotto la caviglia.
cut the mustard rispondere o superare le aspettative
cut through [sth] vi + prep (slice through with a blade)aprirsi un varco vtr
 I haven't got a clue why he bought that machete, there's no jungle to cut through in Belgium.
 Non riesco a capire perché ha comprato quel machete; in Belgio non c'è mica una giungla in cui aprirsi un varco.
cut through [sth] vi + prep figurative, infformal (get past: [sth] superfluous) (informale, figurato)dare un taglio a vtr
 Ok, let cut through the crap and see what we do agree on!
 Bene, diamo un taglio alle ciance e vediamo un po' su cosa siamo d'accordo.
cut through [sth] vi + prep informal (take a shortcut) (figurato: scorciatoia)tagliare per, tagliare attraverso vi
 He cut through the neighbours' back yard to get there quicker.
 Ha tagliato per il cortile sul retro dei vicini per arrivare prima.
cut to fit adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (custom made)tagliato su misura agg
 We bought the crown moldings cut to fit so they were fast to install.
 Abbiamo comprato le modanature tagliate su misura in modo da poterle mettere su rapidamente.
cut [sth/sb] to pieces v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (slaughter)fare a pezzi, fare a pezzetti vtr
  distruggere vtr
  massacrare vtr
  fare a fette, fare a fettine vtr
 La macchina era senza dispositivi di protezione, mi ha strappato il maglione e lo ha fatto a pezzi!
cut [sb] to pieces v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (upset) (figurato)fare a pezzi, massacrare, distruggere vtr
  (figurato)fare a fette vtr
 She cut me to pieces with her cruel remarks.
 Mi ha massacrato con i suoi commenti crudeli.
cut to the chase v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (get to the point) (figurato: sintetizzare)venire al punto, arrivare al punto vi
cut to the heart ferire al cuore
cut [sth] up,
cut up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(chop, slice)tagliare vtr
  tagliare a pezzi, tagliare a pezzetti vtr
 You have to cut up the chicken into smaller pieces if you want to feed everybody.
 Se vuoi dar da mangiare a tutti devi tagliare il pollo in pezzi più piccoli.
cut up,
cut-up
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(chopped into pieces)tagliuzzato, tritato agg
 Ho lasciato il compito sul tavolo, la mia nipotina di tre anni lo ha tagliuzzato con le forbici.
cut up that adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." UK, slang, figurative (upset) (figurato)essere a pezzi vtr
 He's really cut up that you dumped him.
 Ora che lo hai lasciato è davvero a pezzi.
cut up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." US, slang, figurative (make jokes)fare il pagliaccio, fare il buffone vtr
  fare lo spiritoso vtr
cut-up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, informal ([sb] who jokes)buffone, pagliaccio nm
 He's such a cut-up, you can't take anything he says seriously.
 È proprio un buffone, non si può mai prenderlo sul serio qualunque cosa dica.
cut up about [sth] adj + prep slang, figurative (upset)indispettito per qlcs, scocciato per qlcs
cut up about [sth] vi phrasal + prep US, slang, figurative (make jokes)fare lo spiritoso su qlcs vtr
cut up adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (injured)ferito agg
  sbucciato, scorticato agg
 His knees were all cut up after the fall.
 Aveva le ginocchia tutte sbucciate dopo la caduta.
cut your teeth v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (baby: grow teeth)mettere i denti vtr
cut your teeth v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (learn a trade) (figurato: esperienza)farsi le ossa v rif
 It was a good simple project for the manager's son to cut his teeth on.
 Era un semplice, buon progetto perché il figlio del manager si facesse le ossa.
cut-and-dried prestabilito adj
cut-away sezionato adj
cut-back  (potatura)taglio nm
cut-down  (tagliato)ridotto adj
cut-off limite estremo nm
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