slice off

phrasal verb
sliced off; slicing off; slices off

Definition of slice off

: to remove (something) by cutting : to cut off (something) with a sharp object (such as a knife) Slice off the excess fat after you cook the steak. often used figurativelyThe salesperson sliced 10 percent off the cost of the car.

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“Slice off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slice%20off. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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