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cut (oneself) on (something)

To accidentally cut or gash a part of the body on something sharp or dangerous. We came back early because Jeff cut himself on a shell at the beach.
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cut (something) on (something)

1. To accidentally cut or gash a part of the body on something sharp or dangerous. We came back early because Jeff cut his foot on a shell at the beach.
2. To chop something into pieces while it is resting on a particular surface. I made some space so you can cut those vegetables on the counter.
See also: cut, on

cut something on something

 
1. to slice something on or against something, accidentally. I cut my finger on the knife. Maria cut her foot on the broken glass.
2. to slice something that is lying on something else. I cut the tomatoes on the cutting board your mother gave us.
See also: cut, on
References in classic literature ?
Has a cut on the left arm, a scar on the left shoulder, and two upper teeth missing.