cut out (3)

This page is about the phrasal verb cut out (3).

Meaning: If you tell someone to "Cut it out!", you want them to stop doing something annoying.

For example:

  • cut out sth Cut out the fighting, you two, and do your homework.

  • cut sth out The kids were playing cricket near the house until their father told them to cut it out before they broke a window.

Quick Quiz:

Mum told the kids to cut it out when she saw them

a. fighting in the living room

b. reading their books

c. tidying their bedrooms

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Contributor: Matt Errey