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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The motherly woman received the babe instinctively and cast aside the travelling-rug in which he was enveloped.
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
Levison's relations think he will cut up well at his death; Levison's relations are right.
I had those words in my thoughts four years ago, when I cut him down from the branch of the Patriarch.

WORDS RELATED TO CUT A RUG

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION