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English verb: cut in

1. cut in (possession) allow someone to have a share or profit


ExamplesSam cannot cut in Sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)partake, partake in, share

2. cut in (motion) drive in front of another vehicle leaving too little space for that vehicle to maneuver comfortably


ExamplesThese cars won't cut in


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)pull

3. cut in (communication) break into a conversation


SamplesHer husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation.


Synonymsbarge in, break in, butt in, chime in, chisel in, put in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)break up, cut off, disrupt, interrupt


Narrower (hyponym)disrupt, interrupt

4. cut in (change) interrupt a dancing couple in order to take one of them as one's own partner


SamplesJim always cuts in!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)disrupt, interrupt

5. cut in (change) mix in with cutting motions


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)blend in, mix in









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