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    durrani is offline Newbie
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    Cut back

    what does cut back mean?

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    Re: Cut back

    Quote Originally Posted by durrani View Post
    what does cut back mean?
    Welcome to the forums.
    To "cut back" means "to reduce". This has several applications; for example, the British government is "cutting back" government spending.
    Also, "The hedge in my garden is getting overgrown, I need to "cut it back". Does this help you?

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