cut from (something)

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cut from (something)

1. To separate something from something else by cutting. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cut" and "from." I think that cutting these branches from the tree will bring more light into the house.
2. To be denied a spot on a sports team during a tryout due to a lack of skill. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cut" and "from." Of course you didn't get cut from the team—you're an awesome football player!
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cut something from something

to remove something from something by cutting. She carefully cut the blossoms from the bush. A few blossoms were cut from the bush.
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Clayman said that the $300,000 in cuts from its $6 million budget requested by Interim Chief Administrative Officer Harry Hufford would leave the office with a seriously diminished capacity to provide adequate legal services.
While this may smack of paranoia, it is difficult to understand these cuts from a purely budgetary standpoint, and at least some of the motivation would seem to be election-year IRS "bashing.
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But the White House was clearly worried that Dole may have struck political gold with his proposal for a relatively large tax cut, with Clinton aides suggesting that more proposed cuts from the president may be in the offing.
The next essential step is for the President and Congress to secure emergency funding of $200 million to prevent the following cuts from taking effect for 2003-04: