cut it short

cut it short
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to adjourn)
a. interrumpirlo
He had planned to return from his trip at the end of the year, but he had to cut it short.Había pensado regresar de su viaje a finales de año, pero tuvo que interrumpirlo.
b. acortarlo
When I saw my professor yawning during my speech, I decided to cut it short.Cuando vi a mi profesor bostezando durante mi discurso, decidí acortarlo.
c. abreviarlo
They planned a six-day stay, but they had to cut it short.Planearon una estancia de seis días, pero tuvieron que abreviarla.
2. (to put an end to)
a. segarlo
She was looking forward to a long life with her children, but a deranged killer cut it short.Esperaba una larga vida con sus niños, pero un asesino trastornado la segó.
b. truncarlo
My brother had his whole life to live, but a drunk driver cut it short.Mi hermano tenía toda la vida por vivir, pero un conductor borracho la truncó.
c. troncharlo
He was living the good life on a Caribbean island, until one day, a shark attack cut it short.Estaba viviendo la buena vida en una isla del Caribe, hasta que un día, un ataque de tiburón la tronchó.
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