[Vocabulary] Cut down/back or Cut down/back on?

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saloom2

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Hello everyone,

Does cut down and cut down on differ?

For example,

1- We want to cut down (on) the expenses by 20 %.
 

Tdol

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I'd use on, but it sounds OK without it.
 
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