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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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