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be cut short

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe cut shortbe cut shortSTOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGif something is cut short, it is stopped before you expect or before it is finished His career was tragically cut short when, at the age of 42, he died of a heart attack. short
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be cut shortThen their wedding night in a luxury hotel was cut short at 6am - because of a fire alert.Further discussion is cut short by a bump that interposes a few bodies between us.Freire's experiment was cut short by a military coup, so it is difficult to judge the results.And his restless nature rendered him an artist whose greatness frequently was cut short by his lack of focus.It printed prose and verse in broadside and chapbook form till its activities were cut short by the War.He was missing two front teeth, and his hair was cut short in a burr.Hugh McPherson, alleges his Army career was cut short in retaliation for his thorough pursuit of the events.
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