cut across

cut across(
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kras
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to take a shortcut through)
a. atajar por
The boys cut across Mr. Ireland's yard to get to the lake.Los chicos atajaron por el jardín del Sr. Ireland para llegar al lago.
2. (to not be limited by)
a. trascender
The crisis of opioid addiction cuts across the barriers of race and income level.La crisis de la adicción de opioides trasciende las barreras de raza y nivel económico.
b. estar más allá de algo
Planning for the future of the planet should be something that cuts across political leanings.Planificar para el futuro del planeta debe ser algo que esté más allá de las tendencias políticas.
3. (to interrupt)
a. interrumpir
A gunshot cut across the silence of the night.Un disparo interrumpió el silencio de la noche.
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cut across
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (take short cut)
a. atajar por
this issue cuts across party lineseste tema está por encima de las diferencias entre partidos
cut across
verb:transitive:plus_preposition
1 atajar por
to cut across a field atajar por un campo; to cut across country atajar por el campo
2
this cuts across the usual categories esto rebasa las categorías establecidas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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