cut around (something)

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cut around (something)

To make a sharp turn around something. To evade the police, the robber tried to cut around the car parked at the end of the block but wound up crashing into it.
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cut around something

to move rapidly around something, such as a corner, pole, beam, etc. The cat cut around a corner and escaped from the dog. The speeding car cut around the light pole and almost hit it.
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Egypt has struggled to curb its swelling budget deficit and meet its soaring energy demands, which have resulted in daily electricity cuts around the country of 86mn people.
But the Northern Irish southpaw, 32, bleeding from cuts around the nose and mouth, battled back to outbox a tiring Prescott in the later rounds and claim victory 115-113 and 114-113 (twice) on the judges' scorecards.
8, with burns all over her body, a fractured middle finger and cuts around her lips, reportedly made by scissors.
Summary: The jobs cull in the banking sector is continuing as HSBC cuts around 1,700 posts from its UK workforce.
Ian Davies, prosecuting, told Liverpool crown court the item flew into her face causing three cuts around her eye.
I have a friend who cuts around the fat strips in the bacon at breakfast.
The Canadian centre was left with cuts around his right eye and a black eye after a first half incident in the game which Cov lost 17-16.
15: 2 passes to 5 and V-cuts to the elbow to screen for 4, who cuts around him to fill the open corner.
Police marksmen killed the gorilla and little Rivers was detained in hospital with a collapsed lung and severe cuts around his eyes.
Klitschko gave a surprisingly strong performance against Lewis on June 21, leading 58-56 on all three scorecards before the fight was stopped by the ring doctor after the sixth round because of deep cuts around his left eye.
Utilising Primera's patented Digital DieCut[TM] technology, Impressa 3 can cut any shape, including complicated contour cuts around artwork.
IRISH middleweight John Duddy's hopes of a world title shot this summer have been dashed after he sustained bad cuts around his eyes against Walid Smichet.
The Canadian centre was left with cuts around his right eye and a black eye after the first half incident in last Saturday's National Division One game at Otley.
Player 2, after screening, cuts around a double-stagger screen by 4 and 5 before breaking to the ballside deep corner and giving the play a 3-point shooting possibility.
She had a few cuts around her mouth and she was limping but apart from that she appeared to be walking about okay,'' he said.