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cut through something

to penetrate something by cutting; to slice through something. The worker cut through the steel door with a torch. Walter cut through the rind of the watermelon.
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cut through something

to make clear something that has been made difficult to understand She cut through all the political talk and outlined what was wrong and what could be done to fix it.
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cut through

v.
1. To penetrate or slice through something: He cut through the tough steak with a knife.
2. To avoid or bypass something complicated; circumvent something: Lets cut through the red tape and get this matter resolved.
3. To travel across some region, rather than around it: We cut through the field to get to school. The snow isn't deep here; let's cut through.
4. To create a passageway through something by cutting: Someone had cut a path through the woods.
5. To interrupt something: The judge's gavel cut through my objections.
See also: cut