Phrasal Verbs

cut out (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb cut out (1)


to remove an area of paper or cloth from a larger sheet by cutting

For example

  • cut out sth My little girl likes cutting out the shapes of animals or fruits and colouring them in.

  • cut sth out She cut the recipe out and stuck it on the fridge.

  • cut sth out of sth Whenever our daughter's picture is in the newspaper, my wife cuts it out and puts it in a scrapbook.

Nouns often used as objects with cut out (1): picture, photograph, article, recipe, report, advertisement, coupon, sticker

Quick Quiz

My son likes to cut out and keep

a. his favourite songs

b. interesting magazine articles

c. the books he likes

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Contributor: Matt Errey