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final cutA group, after a selection process getting rid of other candidates.Rate it:

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final cutIn the movie industry, the final released version of the film.Rate it:

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final nail in the coffinSomething that is ultimately responsible for a previously prospective demise or failure.Rate it:

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final curtainThe end to something which has longed for a long time.Rate it:

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final resting placegraveRate it:

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final solutionUsed other than as an idiom: see final, solution.Rate it:

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final solutionThe planned and attempted mass murder of the European Jews by the Nazis; the Holocaust.Rate it:

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in the final analysisAll things considered; when all is said and done; in conclusion, basically and fundamentally.Rate it:

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on my finalReference to final approach, attitude configuration, positions of various controls in the landing of an aircraft.Rate it:

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cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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to cut a sorry figureFeeling sad for someoneRate it:

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cut downTo bring down by cutting.Rate it:

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cut inTo intrude or interrupt.Rate it:

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cut inWhen painting, to paint edges, corners, or trim in preparation for rolling larger areas.Rate it:

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cut offTo isolate or remove from contact.Rate it:

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cut upTo cut into smaller pieces.Rate it:

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cut upTo aggressively move in front of another vehicle.Rate it:

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a cut aboveSuperior to; of a higher quality than.Rate it:

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cut offTo end abruptly.Rate it:

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cut offTo interrupt.Rate it:

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cut upTo behave like a clown.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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cut downTo reduce the amount of something.Rate it:

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a cut belowInferior to; of a lower quality than.Rate it:

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cut a rugTo dance, especially in a vigorous manner and in one of the dance styles of the first half of the twentieth century.Rate it:

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clean cutclearly outlinedRate it:

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clear cutdefiniteRate it:

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clear cutHaving had all vegetation removed.Rate it:

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clear cutStraightforward, obvious, simple, or basic.Rate it:

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cut a cheese?To Break Wind:Rate it:

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cut a dashTo make a display of oneself; to give a conspicuous impression.Rate it:

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cut a dealA Special Arrangement, Contract, Agreement, Permission, Bargain Price, 'Good Deal'.Rate it:

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cut a figureTo present an image; to make an impression.Rate it:

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cut a swathVariant form of cut a wide swath.Rate it:

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cut a wide swathTo behave in an expansive, flagrantly showy, or pushy manner, especially in public venues; to exert sweeping influence.Rate it:

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cut a wide swathTo clear a broad track through a grassland, woodland, geographical region, or other area, either by natural means or by human action.Rate it:

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cut and driedSimple, straightforward, clear, or certain.Rate it:

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cut and thrustA vehement argumentRate it:

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cut baitTo give up on something in order to pursue something else.Rate it:

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cut baitTo chop up fish bait for use.Rate it:

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cut both waysTo have both benefits and drawbacks.Rate it:

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cut cornersTo do a less than thorough or complete job; to do something poorly or take short cuts.Rate it:

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cut downPut down, deprecate, put someone in their place, tell 'em off, demean, cut someone down to size.Rate it:

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cut downTo insult, to belittle.Rate it:

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cut from the same clothVery similar; possessing many of the same fundamental characteristics.Rate it:

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cut inEspecially, to dance with someone who is already dancing by replacing his or her partner.Rate it:

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cut itTo suffice; to be effective or successful.Rate it:

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cut it closeTo judge or finish something close to its limit.Rate it:

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