View Poll Results: I was very cut ____ when my dog died.

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Thread: Cut

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    Cut

    ... meaning upset. ;-(

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    I'm sorry to hear about your dog.

    :wink:

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    He had to be put down. ;-(

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    Re: Cut

    is the phrasal verb "to crap out" used for only dogs or for people too?

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    Re: Cut

    Quote Originally Posted by dodgerfan2002
    is the phrasal verb "to crap out" used for only dogs or for people too?
    Only people can crap out. (Dogs don't talk. And they don't play craps (a dice game).)

    Last edited by RonBee; 15-Dec-2007 at 07:53. Reason: punctuation problem

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    Re: Cut

    "cut off" when you make a right or left turn right in front of another car. You cut her off or you can "cut off" a person's organ.
    "cut down" a tree, or cut down on a budget (spend less)
    "cut out" a picture from a book.
    "cut up" when you cut something into pieces.
    "cut to" I personally never used this :)

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    Re: Cut

    I haven't used the same either.

    However, I have often heard the words, "cut to the chase" being used. Does this mean being competitive?

    Also, what does "cut to cut" mean?
    Last edited by shalstudent; 13-Dec-2007 at 10:20.

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    Post Re: Cut

    So the corect answer it's "down"? I first tend to choose "off"

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    Re: Cut

    "I was cut up" means "I was upset".


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    Re: Cut

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    "I was cut up" means "I was upset".

    I agree with Ron! The only possible answer is 'cut up'!

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