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cut off (2)

Meaning: to isolate somebody or something by making transport or communication very difficult or impossible

Synonym: isolate

For example:

  • cut off The flood waters cut off many small farms for several days.

  • cut sth/sb off The earthquake destroyed roads and telephone lines, and cut our village off from the outside world.

Quick Quiz:

The town was completely cut off by the forest fires, so we
  1. drove there as fast as we could
  2. drove there carefully
  3. couldn't get there

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