cut into

phrasal verb
cut into; cutting to; cuts into

Definition of cut into

: to reduce the amount of (something) Although it would cut into profits, we were forced to lower our prices. The extra time I was spending at work was cutting into my time with my family.

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“Cut into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20into. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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