cut out of

idiom

1
: to form (something) out of (something) by cutting with a sharp tool
He cut a big heart out of a piece of red paper.
2
: to remove (something) out of (something) by or as if by cutting
cutting articles out of the newspaper
Fortunately, they cut that scene out of the movie.
3
: to cause (someone) to no longer be included in (something)
She cut all of her children out of her will and left everything to her grandchildren.

Examples of cut out of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Again with the pre-nups: Darley did not ask Malcolm to sign one, so she has been cut out of her inheritance, which will now skip a generation and go directly to their children. Susan Coll, Washington Post, 7 Mar. 2023 The 818 Tequila founder also posted a cheeky mirror selfie with her plus one with both of their faces intentionally cut out of the frame. Michelle Lee, PEOPLE.com, 18 July 2022 The movie reportedly includes a female character who's in a relationship with another woman, and although a kiss between them had been cut out of the movie, it was restored last week. Brendan Morrow, The Week, 18 Mar. 2022 Could the federal government take a cut out of inflation relief checks? Susan Tompor, USA TODAY, 9 Feb. 2023 Lately though, cut out of the Waystar leadership by her brothers, who are plotting to kill the GoJo deal and retain power, Shiv has been working to save the deal — and become CEO herself. Shelly Tan, Washington Post, 26 May 2023 And eventually the ones that end up doing well are the ones that can give more services, and Apple gets a cut out of it as well. Quartz Staff, Quartz, 9 May 2023 The decision was a victory for the administration of Democratic Gov. Tim Walz, which adopted the rule in 2021 amid a fight with Republican lawmakers who were upset that the Legislature was cut out of the decision. Steve Karnowski, ajc, 30 Jan. 2023 Miller’s exclusion led many to wonder if they were being cut out of the movie, but that’s not the case. Zack Sharf, Variety, 31 Aug. 2022

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“Cut out of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20out%20of. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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