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cut costs

This page is about the collocation cut costs

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to reduce costs

For example

  • Companies try to cut costs to increase their profits.

  • They could've cut costs by reducing their bonuses, but they reduced our wages instead.

Note:
Related collocations include "cut prices", "cut spending", "cut production", "cut taxes", etc.

Quick Quiz

If the costs of production are cut,

a. more is spent on it

b. less is spent on it

c. nothing is spent on it

Contributor: Matt Errey