on the cutting-room floor

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Definition of on the cutting-room floor

: removed from a movie or television show The scene ended up on the cutting-room floor. often used figuratively A lot of good ideas are rejected and end up on the cutting-room floor.
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“On the cutting-room floor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20cutting-room%20floor. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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