cut to size/length

idiom

: cut so that it is the proper size/length
The wood is already cut to size/length.

Examples of cut to size/length in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Reusable ties can be cut to size and fastened tightly for any stem-mending. Kristin Guy, Sunset Magazine, 15 May 2024 All holes aligned properly, parts were properly cut to size and deburred, and the overall appearance was good. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 22 Nov. 2022 The adhesive backing and ability to bend, curve, and cut to size makes this strip easy to set up. Pamela Porter, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Mar. 2024 This high-performance transparent polyester material is cut to size before it is applied to the vehicle’s glass—it does not get stretched into shape. Michael Harley, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 The attachment comes with a food pusher that can handle small and large fruits and vegetables or blocks of cheese that are cut to size. Belle Duchene, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Feb. 2024 Wrap white duct tape around a red pool noodle cut to size to mimic a paper straw design. Amy Mitchell, Country Living, 30 July 2023 Place the tube lengthwise in the center of the paper and cut to size if necessary, leaving an equal amount on either side. Paula Sutton, Vogue, 23 Dec. 2023 Wes and Bri took advantage of their local store to get new stair treads cut to length. Project 2: Adding Open Shelves Adding open shelves to your kitchen or dining room creates a display piece that doubles as storage. Kathy Barnes, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023

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“Cut to size/length.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20to%20size%2Flength. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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