The verb to cut is an irregular verb. Its main forms are presented in the table
Consider common phrasal verbs with to cut in the English
- cut across
- Shane cut across three lanes of traffic to the exit
- cut back on/ cut down on
- I’m trying to cut back (on)/ down on my drinking
- She’s trying to cut down on chocolate
- The government is cutting back on the education budget.
- cut in
- Mark cut in to ask if I’d seen his keys
- cut into
- It will need to be washed and cut into a coarse grater, along with the peel
- cut off
- They’ll cut off your electricity if you don’t pay the bill
- We felt we were completely cut off from the busy modern world!
- cut out
- Cut a circle out of the piece of card
- I’d cut out some articles from the local paper but I needed more information
- cut up
- Could you cut the pizza up, please?
- Here, let me cut up your pork pie
- cut through
- So it can latch onto or cut through tissue