Definition of cut up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


cut up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Driving
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Phrasal Verbs
(North American English, informal) to behave in a noisy and silly way

    cut somebodyup

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  1. 1to injure somebody badly by cutting or hitting them He was very badly cut up in the fight.
  2. 2[usually passive] to upset somebody emotionally She was pretty cut up about them leaving.

cut up somebody


cut up something


cut somebody up


cut something up

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(British English) to suddenly drive in front of another vehicle in a dangerous way See related entries: Driving
 to divide something into small pieces with a knife, etc. He cut up the meat on his plate.
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