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cut it

Definition of cut it

informal

  1. :  to be able to do something well enough —usually used in negative statements <They didn't think that I would cut it as an actress.> <Everyone's using bold colors to decorate their homes. Plain white walls just don't cut it anymore.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to penetrate with or as if with an edged instrument

    :  to hurt the feelings of

    :  to strike sharply with a cutting effect

  1. : :  a product of cutting: as

    :  an opening made with an edged instrument

    :  a wound made by something sharp :  gash

  1. :  marked by a well-developed and highly defined musculature


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