cut around

cut around (something)

To make a sharp turn around something. To evade the police, the robber tried to cut around the car parked at the end of the block but wound up crashing into it.
See also: around, cut

cut around something

to move rapidly around something, such as a corner, pole, beam, etc. The cat cut around a corner and escaped from the dog. The speeding car cut around the light pole and almost hit it.
See also: around, cut
References in classic literature ?
Then, to Billy: "That's why I cut around Ninth an' caught up with you down on Sixth.
It took thirty-two separate borings to cut around that lock.
The firms said that they are preparing to cut around 800 staff ahead of their merger.
ALTON Towers is to cut around 70 more jobs as the tragic events of last summer continue to reverberate around the Staffordshire attraction.
The global engineering and project management firm Amec Foster Wheeler PLC cut around 15 per cent of its Saskatoon-based workforce this month.
Officials say the move could save the NHS PS34 million a year, should help cut around 800,000 GP consultations if the scheme is taken up nationwide, and could help tackle antibiotic resistance.
The victim, who last night remained in hospital, was cut around the face with a homemade weapon containing two razor blades at HMP Bristol on Thursday.
In 2014, the bank cut around 2,500 jobs and it is expected that a similar amount will be cut this year and next.
Then, insert scissors into the slit and cut around the bottle.
Cut your potatoes in half (it's best for adults to do this), draw the design into the flat edge and cut around the outline with a sharp knife to create your own potato stamp.
The automaker is planning to cut around 500 jobs and move its focus to sport utility vehicles.
Britain's newly-privatised postal operator Royal Mail said on Tuesday it would cut around 1,300 operational and head office jobs in order to deliver annualised savings of 50 million pounds ($82.
Staple gun STEP 1: Lay the pin board face down over your wadding and chosen fabric and cut around, leaving enough space either side to fold over your board.
Step Two: Cut around the Outside When the winding process is complete, hold the pom pom discs securely, then cut around the edges of the wool using scissors.
Official responsible of the West Bank settlements file, Ghassan Douglas, told Palestinian official news agency WAFA that settlers cut around 130 olive trees.