- 1. To stop; quit.
All right, now - let's cut out the talking.
He was teasing the dog and Joe told him to cut it out.Compare: break up(3)2. To displace in favor.
Tony cut Ed out with Mary.II. adj
John cut out two or three other men in trying for a better job.1. Made ready; given for action; facing.
Mary agreed to stay with her teacher's children all day; she did not know what was cut out for her.- Often used in the phrase "have one's work cut out for one."
If Mr. Perkins wants to become a senator, he has his work cut out fur him.2. Suited to; fitted for.
Warren seemed to be cut out for the law. It was clear very early that Fred was cut out to be a doctor.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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