English version

cut something ↔ away

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcut something ↔ away phrasal verbREMOVEto remove unwanted or unnecessary parts from something by cutting it Cut away all the dead wood. cut→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
cut awayAfter three years, some trees around it were cut and hauled away.He found that even if he could get a word in edgewise it was encircled and cut off right away.Some had their hair cut for running away.Her face was dirty and her gown stained, and like Jehana she had cut the skirt away at thigh level.This cuts directly away from the usual philosophical wrangling about this all-important subject.
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Verb table
cut
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycut
he, she, itcuts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycut
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave cut
he, she, ithas cut
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad cut
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill cut
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have cut
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam cutting
he, she, itis cutting
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you, we, theyare cutting
Past
I, he, she, itwas cutting
you, we, theywere cutting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been cutting
he, she, ithas been cutting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been cutting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be cutting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been cutting
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