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cut a figure

To convey a particular image. An adjective is often used between "a" and "figure." As the dog ran around while covered in a blanket, he cut a funny figure that entertained the kids.
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*in an interesting condition

Euph. pregnant. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Young Mrs. Lutin is in an interesting condition. The bride appeared to be in an interesting condition.

cut a — figure

present yourself or appear in a particular way.
1994 Vanity Fair David has cut a dashing figure on the international social scene.
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in an interesting condition

pregnant. dated euphemistic
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33) Nevertheless, to the extent a taxpayer can demonstrate that the "complete" dominion and control test"(34) is met with respect to a back-to-back structure, it could present an interesting alternative for the taxpayer.
However, a more interesting question remained for the court--the determination of the character of the abandonment loss in a situation in which the partnership had no liabilities.
The Citron decision, while interesting, may have very little practical impact on abandonment of partnership interests.
11) It is interesting that the first two cases in this line, Zeeman, note 6, and Tejon Ranch, note 8, both allowed the partner to deduct the original capital contribution with no discussion of whether some of the capital may have already been recovered through loss deductions.
An interesting thing happened to tax-exempt interest in 1986 - it potentially became taxable.