cut out

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cut out(
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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 remove by cutting)
a. recortar
Chuck cut the article out of the publication about his concert.Chuck recortó el artículo de la publicación acerca de su concierto.
b. extirpar (medicine)
The doctor cut a cyst out of Charlie's back.La doctora le extirpó un quiste de la espalda a Charlie.
2. (to form by cutting)
a. cortar
The children used Christmas-themed cookie cutters to cut the cookies out of the dough.Los niños utilizaron cortadores de galletas con temas navideños para cortar las galletas de la masa.
3. (to exclude)
a. eliminar
Tom's doctor told him to cut out saturated fats from his diet.El médico de Tom le dijo que eliminara las grasas saturadas de su dieta.
b. suprimir
Her editor told her to cut out the unnecessary details to get the article down to 500 words.Su editor le dijo que suprimiera los detalles innecesarios para reducir el artículo a 500 palabras.
c. dejar
Sam cut out alcohol and lost six pounds in a month.Sam dejó el alcohol y bajó seis libras en un mes.
d. excluir
Edith told her son she'd cut him out of her will if he didn't get married within a month.Edith le dijo a su hijo que lo excluiría de su testamento si no se casaba en un mes.
4. (to block)
a. tapar
The elm tree cuts out the light in the summer and lets it in in the winter.El olmo tapa la luz en el verano y la deja pasar en el invierno.
5. (to make unnecessary)
a. acabar con
By improving technology, we've cut out a lot of menial labor.Al mejorar la tecnología, hemos acabado con una gran cantidad de trabajo no especializado.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to stop doing)
a. dejar
Cut out that shouting. Be quiet and let me study.Dejen de gritar. Guarden silencio y déjenme estudiar.
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
7. (to stop suddenly)
a. pararse
My car cut out when I was on the freeway on my way home.Mi auto se paró cuando iba por la autopista de camino a casa.
b. cortarse
I was talking on the phone when I went into a tunnel and the call suddenly cut out.Estaba hablando por teléfono cuando entré a un túnel y la llamada de repente se cortó.
c. calarse (engine)
The plane's engine cut out from lack of air intake at high altitude.El motor del avión se caló por falta de entrada de aire cuando iba a gran altura.
8. (to move suddenly sideways)
a. meterse de repente
The bus cut out into traffic, nearly causing an accident.El autobús se metió en el tráfico de repente y casi provoca un accidente.
b. cortar el camino
Some jerk cut out in front of me and I swerved to keep from hitting him.Un idiota me cortó el camino y giré bruscamente para evitar chocar contra él.
9.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to leave)
a. irse
We usually cut out at 5 pm, but we have to stay late to finish this month's bookkeeping.Por lo general, nos vamos a las 5 pm, pero hay que quedarsse hasta tarde para terminar la contabilidad de este mes.
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cut out
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. (picture)
a. recortar
2. (tumor)
a. extirpar
3. (from text, film)
a. eliminar
to c out cigarettesdejar de fumar
4. (idioms)
a.
to c somebody out of a dealexcluir a alguien de un trato
to c somebody out of one's willdesheredar a alguien
to be cut out for somethingestar hecho(a) para algo
5. (colloquial)
a.
I've really got my work cut outlo tengo verdaderamente difícil, me las estoy viendo negras
6. (colloquial)
a.
c it out!¡basta ya!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (engine)
a. calarse
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cut out
transitive verb
1 [+article, picture] recortar; [+dress, skirt etc] cortar; [+diseased part] extirpar
to be cut out for sth/to do sth estar hecho para ser algo/hacer algo
he's not cut out to be a poet no tiene madera de poeta
you'll have your work cut out for you te va a costar trabajo
he had his work cut out to finish it tuvo que trabajar duro para terminarlo
2 (exclude) [+unnecessary details] eliminar; suprimir; [+light] tapar; [+intermediary, middleman] saltarse a; eliminar
he cut his nephew out of his will borró de su testamento la mención del sobrino; you can cut that out for a start! ¡para empezar deja de hacer eso!; cut out the singing! ¡basta ya de cantar!; cut it out! ¡basta ya!
3 (give up) [+fatty food] dejar de comer
to cut out alcohol/cigarettes dejar de beber/fumar
4 (delete) suprimir
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
[+car engine] pararse; (Electricity and Electronics) cortarse; interrumpirse;
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