cut someone in

cut in(to) (something)

1. Literally, to slice or carve something. That vegetable has a tough skin, so you'll really need to apply some pressure in order to cut into it.
2. To slice or chop something into a particular shape. Please cut the carrots and cucumbers in spears to serve with this dip.
3. To use a cutting motion (typically with two knives) to add an ingredient to a mixture. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "cut" and "in(to)." The next step is to cut the shortening into the mixture. You can cut in some cornstarch to thicken the recipe.
4. slang To include one in the profits from something, such as a business venture. In this usage, the person being included is typically mentioned between "cut" and "in." They better cut me in on this—I came up with the original concept! I know a guy in the company who can cut us into the deal.
See also: cut
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cut someone in

verb
See also: cut, someone
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