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90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theycut into
he/she/itcuts into
present participlecutting into
past tensecut into
past participlecut into
  1. 1
    cut into something to reduce an amount of something that is available, especially time or money

    The teaching days I do really cut into my time at home.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of cut into
  2. 2
    cut into something to interrupt an activity or process

    A loud rap on his office door cut into his thoughts.

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