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Remove by cutting

chop off

to remove something by cutting, especially a part of someone’s body

clip

verb

to remove something by cutting

crop

verb

to remove a part of a picture or photograph by cutting it

cut

verb

to use a sharp tool to remove a piece from something

cut away

to remove the parts of something that you do not want by cutting them

cut back

to remove parts of a plant or tree in order to reduce its size

cut off

to remove something by cutting it

cut out

to remove something from a larger piece by cutting

gouge out

to remove something from a surface by cutting or digging with a sharp object

lop off

to cut something off something else in one smooth movement

saw off

to remove something by cutting through it with a saw or a knife

sever

verb

to cut through a part of something so that it is separated completely from the main part, or to be separated completely in this way

shave off

to cut thin pieces from the surface of something

slice off

to remove something by cutting it

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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