1. cut across 抄近路，走捷径；打断
We can gain some time if we cut across this field.（抄近路）
Her loud voice cut across their conversation.（打断）
2. cut back 削减，缩减；急忙返回；修剪
They were forced to cut back production.（削减）
My mother cut back from her company because some important papers were left at home.（急忙返回）
The gardener cut back all the bushes.（修剪）
3. cut down(on) 削减，降低
They have to cut down/on the office staff.（缩减，削减）
This article is too long, you have to cut it down to 1,000 words.（删节）
4. cut in 超车抢挡；插嘴，打断
He always cuts in while other people are talking.（插嘴）
Accidents are often caused by drivers who try to cut in.（超车）
5. cut off 阻断；切断，使隔绝
He cut off a small piece of bread and gave it to me.（切下）
Our water supply has been cut off again.（切断）
The village was cut off by the snow for more than a month.（使隔绝）
6. cut out 删去，切去；停止
You should cut out the unimportant details.（删去）
Let's cut out the talking and get back to work!（停止）
7. cut (sth./sb.) short 中断，打断
I will cut a long story short.
I cut him short in the middle of his explanation.
8. daily routine 日常生活
I find what the teacher said to be true in my own daily routine.
9. make a decision on/against 做......的决定/决定不做......
I have not yet made my decision on that matter.
The government make a decision against spending money on environmental protection.
10. decline with thanks 婉言谢绝
Being allergic to alcohol, she declined with thanks.