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- v. To remove via cutting.
- v. To isolate or remove from contact.
- v. To stop providing funds to someone.
- v. To end abruptly.
- v. To interrupt (someone speaking).
- v. To swerve in front of (another car).
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of cut off.
- n. fuse.
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Around him, the city was utterly silent, wrapped in its cotton-wool wadding of mists, like something set adrift, cut off from all space and all time.
Of the Gentile Church before admission to Christianity, he says its members had been "strangers to the covenants of the promise", consequently cut off from all hope.
When Carter was unhappy with a particular senior aide, he could treat that individual quite coldlyin others presencebut he didnt cut off personal contact as Nixon had done.
She was cut off by an even louder tirade of expletives that would have made even a Nausicaan blush.
Among Dr. Waguih William IsHak's advice: avoid road rage at all costs, apologize profusely to anyone you accidentally cut off in traffic, be sure to leave for your destination with a full tank of gas and a cell phone.
He even held athletic games for his men to distract them from the fact that they were cut off from retreat to the south by thousands of Sogdian warriors.
When one of them fired at me I took a dive into the field, and of course your"—he visibly cut off the word damn out of respect for a lady's presence—"your San Francisco fields are more like taking a dive over a cliff.
They cut off Persia, Aria, and Drangiana from Bactria to the north and the valley of the Indus River to the east.
Even as he struck, the satrap Spithridates now charged Alexander from behind and raised his sword to strike a death blow when suddenly Black Cleitus threw himself at the Persian lord and cut off his arm cleanly at the shoulder.
KERRY: They had personally raped, cut off ears, cut off heads …