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cut along (something)

Literally, to cut or trim something using a line or border as a guide. Some of my kindergarteners still have trouble cutting along the dotted line.
See also: cut

cut along something

to make a cut following a line or guide. Please cut along the dotted line. My hand is too shaky to cut along the line neatly.
See also: cut
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The model features new headlights and a large trapezoidal grille with upper and lower openings, larger wheel arch bulges, a deeper surface cut along the lower surface of the doors, as well as squared-off side window openings, while the rear features three-dimensional LED tail lights and interiors with a Myvi-style high-mounted gear-lever sited next to the air-conditioning controls.
Get a pair of scissors and cut along the dashed line on the opposite page.
Then cut along the front edge of the sink and up the opposite side.
Autumnal colours are best Double sided tape | Scissors | Your collected leaves | Crayons (optional) | INSTRUCTIONS: | Cut along the card to the width |you would like (if you have lots of big leaves you may want it wider than if you have smaller leaves).
Autumnal colours are best Double-sided tape | Scissors | Your collected leaves | Crayons (optional) | INSTRUCTIONS: | Cut along the card to the width |you would like (if you have lots of big leaves you may want it wider than if you have smaller leaves).
De-vein by making a shallow cut along the curved back of each one and lift out the dark vein.
The ECTS and Diploma Supplement Labels are honorary distinctions, they are given to all the graduates of CUT along with their diplomas.
To the applause of the crowd, Captain Steve Brown tried his best to subdue Scarth's buoyant demeanour by handing him a 2-shot handicap cut along with the first prize.
Once the double tread is cured and cooled, it is cut along the centerline with a double tread separation apparatus to expose a soft non-oxidized inner robber.
4 Using a sharp flexible knife, make a cut down the centre back of each fish, then cut along the bone either side of the central cut to form a pocket.
Lay it on one of its sides; cut along one long side, and the two short ends.
Gourcuff missed coach Laurent Blanc's final cut along with young defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, who helped Girard lead Montpellier to their first Ligue 1 title last season.
But Hartlepool's Graeme Storm recorded another 71 yesterday to miss the cut along with Robert Dinwiddie of Barnard Castle after two level-par rounds of 70.
Cut along the groove with a jigsaw, circular saw or panel saw - depending on the type and thickness of the worktop..