cut (oneself) on (something)(redirected from cut themselves on)
cut (oneself) on (something)
To cut or gash a part of one's body on some sharp object, especially accidentally. We came back early because Jeff cut himself on a shell at the beach. Tara cut herself on a shard of glass from the broken mirror.
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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.
cut oneself on something
to slice one's flesh with something accidentally. Careful, you will cut yourself on that knife. Careful! Don't cut yourself on that broken glass.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.