cut a figure

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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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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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cut a fine, poor, sorry, etc. ˈfigure

have a fine, etc. appearance: In his brand new uniform he cut a fine figure.
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