able to cut it

able to cut it

Capable of performing at a high level; capable of success. I know she hasn't had that much experience in this field, but I think she will be able to cut it.
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able to cut something

Fig. to be able to manage or execute something. (Often negative. Able to can be replaced with can.) We thought he could handle the new account, but he is simply not able to cut it.
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able to cut something

tv. able to manage or execute something. (Often negative.) Do you think you’re able to cut it? He’s just not able to cut it.
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Since the financing of the long-term disability was moved to the captive after the DOL approval in 1999, the company has been able to cut its long-term disability premiums in half, while also reducing claims costs by half, Bucci said.
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