cut around (something)

cut around (something)

To make a sharp turn around something. To evade the police, the robber tried to cut around the car parked at the end of the block but wound up crashing into it.
See also: around, cut

cut around something

to move rapidly around something, such as a corner, pole, beam, etc. The cat cut around a corner and escaped from the dog. The speeding car cut around the light pole and almost hit it.
See also: around, cut