cut through

Definition of cut through

  1. :  to get quickly and directly through or past (something that blocks one or slows one down) We were able to start the project once she told us how to cut through the red tape. It took some time to cut through the lies and get to the truth. —often + to cutting through to the heart/essence of the problem

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: such 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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