- For Teachers
Meaning: Consume less
Example: I'm trying to CUT DOWN the amount of coffee I drink during the day.
Example: A lot of soldiers were CUT DOWN by enemy fire as they stormed the airport.
Meaning: Reduce a vertical thing to ground level by cutting
Example: The logger CUT the tree DOWN.
- International English
- Contributed By: BobK
Meaning: Cut something from a high position
Example: After Christmas he didn't carefully detach all the decorations, he just CUT them all DOWN.