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    #1

    cut me a break

    Would anyone please explain the following in bold in easy English?

    1. I'm particularly grateful for my own Vistage group in Baltimore. They never cut me a break. I hope they never will.

    Is this similar to "give me a break"?

    2. While there, I never thought I'd end up being an author. My MIT brothers have flown space shuttle missions and flipped too many technology companies to mention.

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    Re: cut me a break

    Yes, it's the same as "give me a break" - made things easy for me.

    If you flip something, usually a house, you buy it, fix it, and then sell it for a lot more than you paid for it. If you flip a company, you may buy it or create it, build it up some, then sell it to someone else.

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    #3

    Re: cut me a break

    Many thanks for the help.

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