-they would cut off
The word recortarían is the conditional form of recortar in the third person plural.
See the full recortar conjugation
En agosto de 2003 los grecochipriotas anunciaron que recortarían considerablemente los gastos de defensa.
In August 2003, the Greek Cypriot side announced a significant cut in defence spending.
Algunos trabajadores dijeron que les habían dicho que si no retornaban al trabajo, que les recortarían la paga.
Some workers said they were told that if they didn't return to work they would have their pay cut.
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