cut with

cut (someone or something) with (something)

1. To cut or gash a part of the body on something sharp or dangerous Here is a sharper knife, but please be careful not to cut yourself with it.
2. To slice or chop something with a particular tool or implement. You'll only be able to cut that rind with a sharper knife.
3. To add a substance to something in order to dilute it. Be sure to cut that juice with water before you give it to the kids. If the coffee is too strong, try cutting it with cream and sugar.
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cut someone or something with something

 and cut someone or something on something
to slice someone or something with or on something. Don't cut yourself on that sharp blade. He cut the bread with a dull knife and crushed it.
See also: cut

cut something with something

to dilute something with something else. They cut the liquor with cold water. Please cut this with some soda. It's too sweet, otherwise.
See also: cut
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"I will swing less with my arm and more with my whole body," he thought, comparing Tit's row, which looked as if it had been cut with a line, with his own unevenly and irregularly lying grass.
“It was cut with a knife—a sharp blade and a long handle—the man was afraid of the dogs.”
One cut with my sea-gully and the HISPANIOLA would go humming down the tide.
Measured values of Ra in the upper positions cut with DWJ technology are very low.
Further, the types of materials that are successfully cut with laser cutting systems continue to expand (figure 1).
Cover your cut with a gel dressing made for ulcers and feel the tenderness lessen.
In 2003, the target (under the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act) was a more modest $350 billion, and key Senate Republicans threatened to vote against any tax cut with a larger ten-year price tag.
To get a clean cut with a wooden board, you want the knife to cut straight through the piece of meat or vegetable and score the wood.
The Accu-Cut Roller Die Cutting System from ACCU-CUT[R] SYSTEMS cuts anything that can be cut with scissors, including construction paper, oaktag, felt, magnetic sheets, rubber-stamp material and fabric.
The Federal Reserve combined its rate cut with a promise to "supply an atypically large volume of liquidity to the financial system."
PHOTO : RedMax Reciprocator's unique two blades cut with a scissoring action.
The method shown for cutting a circle with a grinder and diamond blade requires you to cut around the circle a number of times, making a deeper cut with each revolution.
Also the stainless steel plates can be cut with it, but during cutting an oxidation layer is left on the surface of material, which results in dark edges.