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.
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.