cut from

cut from (something)

1. To separate something from something else by cutting. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cut" and "from." I think that cutting these branches from the tree will bring more light into the house.
2. To be denied a spot on a sports team during a tryout due to a lack of skill. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cut" and "from." Of course you didn't get cut from the team—you're an awesome football player!
See also: cut

cut something from something

to remove something from something by cutting. She carefully cut the blossoms from the bush. A few blossoms were cut from the bush.
See also: cut
References in classic literature ?
A whaleman's nipper is a short firm strip of tendinous stuff cut from the tapering part of Leviathan's tail: it averages an inch in thickness, and for the rest, is about the size of the iron part of a hoe.
Zokirov's imprisonment term was cut from 20 to 17 years; A.
250 million cut from programs to train doctors and other health care professionals so rich people can have more money.
Small Business Administration cut from $611 million to $593 million so rich people can have more money.
There are four main portions cut from the pig carcass that qualify as pork chops: center cut chops, rib chops, blade chops, and pork sirloin chops.
Over the last five years, records show, the administrative staff has been cut from 56 to 33 jobs.
The plan had a big hook: Every dollar cut from spending would also reduce the spending caps enacted in Clinton's budget.
7 billion slated to be cut from the overall 1986 budget, an estimated $2.