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tax cut

This page is about the collocation tax cut

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

a reduction in the rate of taxation

For example

  • Why have there been so many tax cuts since the 1970's?

  • If the government hadn't introduced those tax cuts, it wouldn't be in debt.

Note:
A collocation with the opposite meaning is "tax increase"

Quick Quiz

The tax cuts meant the government had to

a. save more money

b. spend more money

c. borrow more money

Contributor: Matt Errey