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... meaning upset. ;-(
 

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I'm sorry to hear about your dog.

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He had to be put down. ;-(
 
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is the phrasal verb "to crap out" used for only dogs or for people too?
 

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dodgerfan2002 said:
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).)

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

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

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I agree with Ron! The only possible answer is 'cut up'!
I think "I was cut up" could also mean "I was uncomfortable" or maybe "I wass stuck with..." Ex.: "I'm late 'cause I was cut in the office",but I'm not sure :roll: ...Could anyone tell me? :)

PS:"Cut to the chase" means go to the point of interest (as we would say in spanish ve al grano :lol: )
 

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Cut to fit , cut to pattern . These are used in tailoring and clothing. Your carpet can be cut to order . I heard that on a carpet store's commercial.
 
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To "cut off" also means to lose the connection in a phonecall. In the UK and Ireland, that is. And yes, "cut to the chase" also can be said as' "come on, what is the bottom line?" In other words, to stop elaborating on a subject and to "get to the point" of the monologue.

"Cut up" is the answer! Again, at least in the UK and Ireland.
 

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hi...... every one
I'm new here

i'm sorry i'don't know what is the phrasel verbs cuz
My english is not to good, so I want to learn and practise my English here
I can be your friend and we can share everything
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thank you everyone for the attantion
 

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Hi everyone,
I'm new here.

I'm sorry I don't know what phrasal verbs are because my English is not so good,
so I want to learn and practise my English here.
I can be your friend and we can share everything.

Thank you everyone for the attention!

karimk, I've corrected your post as best I could.
Please take your time and read it!

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I think , I need more exercises on phrasal verbs.
 

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I think, At last I have fined out the answer that cut up?,think so....
 

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I think "I was cut up" could also mean "I was uncomfortable" or maybe "I wass stuck with..." Ex.: "I'm late 'cause I was cut in the office",but I'm not sure :roll: ...Could anyone tell me? :)
No, that's not quite right. Stick with the definition of emotionally upset. (I just noticed that this one hadn't been answered.)

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Be wary though. "Cutting up" means cracking jokes and otherwise trying to be funny. Sometimes it has the implication of being disruptive, though not always.

"Johnny wouldn't stop cutting up in class, so the teacher brought him to the principal."
"We were cutting up and having a good time at the Midnight Rodeo."
 

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I am probably showing my age with this one, but I distinctly remember being "all cut up" when my girlfriend broke up with me. I remember that expression as being one of pain (perhaps the origin of the expression) or sadness. More often, though, it was used to refer to the "class clown," who would "cut up" in class.

A few others:

Cut through - to take a shortcut
Cut off - to swerve a car into another's lane
Cut down - to kill
Cut around - to pass
Cut in - to get into a line in front of others without permission
 
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