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cut a figure

To convey a particular image. An adjective is often used between "a" and "figure." As the dog ran around while covered in a blanket, he cut a funny figure that entertained the kids.
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*in an interesting condition

Euph. pregnant. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Young Mrs. Lutin is in an interesting condition. The bride appeared to be in an interesting condition.

cut a — figure

present yourself or appear in a particular way.
1994 Vanity Fair David has cut a dashing figure on the international social scene.
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in an interesting condition

pregnant. dated euphemistic
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An interesting point related to the issuance of a profits interest: a true profit interest substantially vested at the time of issuance has no liquidation value immediately after it is issued.
I find it especially interesting that, while most respondents are confident that colleagues in their own organization are not involved in unethical business practices, many are concerned about unethical business practices of other health care organizations in their communities.
For example, Bottge (2001) found that when math problems were interesting and engaging, students with learning disabilities were able to solve problems that emphasized higher level thinking skills.
Treasury Secretary Richard Clarida ("The Clarida View," Winter 2003) is an interesting study in contradictions.
Comparing the estimates in tables 1 and 2 [omitted] with calculations DeLeeuw and Gramlich made more than twenty years ago using an early version of the MPS model provides an interesting historical perspective.
Bonner certainly illustrates an interesting planning opportunity for achieving fractional discounts.