cut the bull(redirected from cut through the bull)
cut the bull
slang "Bull" is a shortening of "bullshit."
1. To stop using deceptive or disingenuous language. Often used as an imperative. Cut the bull—I know you're lying to me. Look, can we cut the bull and call this what it is? I'm being fired, not "reallocated."
2. To stop fooling around. Often used as an imperative. We'll never get this room painted unless you guys cut the bull and start working!
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