Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To cut'

Idioms - Verb 'To cut'

to cut a deal hacer un trato
to cut a fine figure causar una buena impresión
to cut a long story short hacerla corta
to cut a swath abrirse paso
to cut and paste cortar y pegar
to cut and run salir corriendo
  • I think I cut a good deal for the Mercedes.
  • If you want to cut a fine figure at the interview, dress appropriately.
  • To cut a long story short, Meg found Dan at a hospital.
  • The fire cut swath through the woods and destroyed everything in its way.
  • Just select the text and then cut and paste. It's easy.
  • When I saw my ex coming toward me I just wanted to cut and run.
to cut both ways ser un arma de doble filo
to cut capers hacer cabriolas
to cut class/school hacerse la rata, faltar a clase
to cut corners ahorrar esfuerzos
to cut it fine dejar algo para último momento
to cut no ice with someone no tener importancia para alguien
  • We need a cat to get rid of the rats but my mom hates cats. It cuts both ways!
  • The kids were cutting capers to get our attention.
  • Billy's been cutting school and going to the park with his friends.
  • Giving your kid whatever he wants to shut him up is just cutting corners!
  • I'm always late for everything because I cut everything fine!
  • After that strong argument they had, Phil cuts no ice with Stacey.
to cut off one's nose to spite one's face tirar piedras contra el propio tejado
to cut one's losses cortar por lo sano
to cut one's teeth on something adquirir experiencia en algo
to cut someone dead negarle el saludo a alguien
to cut someone some slack no ser tan severo con alguien
to cut someone to the quick herir en lo más profundo
  • You can't just quit because the boss shouted at you! You'll be cutting off your nose to spite your own face.
  • We were very unhappy together so we decided to cut our losses and get separated.
  • When I graduated as a lawyer, I cut my teeth on a small law firm in San Francisco.
  • Is Kim mad at me? I saw her the other day and said 'hi' but she cut me dead!
  • Cut the poor boy some slack! He only got a C on the test, it's not that bad!
  • Carrie really cut me to the quick when she told me I was a lousy mother.
to cut the ground from under someone's feet serrucharle el piso a alguien
to cut the mustard estar a la altura de las circunstancias
to cut to the chase ir al grano
  • The new accountant cut the ground from under my feet and now he's got my job!
  • I auditioned for a role in the school play but I didn't cut the mustard.
  • When we were all there we cut to the chase and started talking about the problem.