Phrasal Verbs

cut out (3)

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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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