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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CUT THROUGH

We did not attempt, therefore, to cut through again, but resolved to climb.

Another voice, stalwart, elated, cut through it like a sword.

All these pies are served in slices, cut through to the bottom.

Chance guided her on to a cattle-path which cut through to the pinewoods beyond.

They will think only of following you after you have cut through them.

A murmuring, then a laugh, cut through the deathlike stillness.

In a flash he was upright; in another he had cut through the rope on his ankles.

Then they go away real pleased after they've cut through, but nation! '

Steadied by her racing keel, she cut through the waves like a knife.

Vengeance is sated to the full; a path is cut through the enemy.'

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, "gash, incision," from cut (v.); meaning "piece cut off" is from 1590s; sense of "a wounding sarcasm" is from 1560s.

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