Phrasal Verbs Practice – 103

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Phrasal Verbs Practice – 103

cut somebody off from something
: to prevent someone from having something that they need or want
.The project aims to ensure that poorer people are not cut off from the benefits of computer technology
: to refuse to let someone receive your money or property, especially when you die
.My parents threatened to cut me off without a penny if I married him

cut somebody off
: to suddenly drive in front of a moving car in a dangerous way
.A man in a station wagon cut me off on the freeway

cut off your nose to spite your face
to do something because you are angry, even though it will harm you

be cut off
: a. if a place is cut off, people cannot leave it or reach it
.In winter, the town is often cut off by snow
: b. to be a long way from other places and be difficult to get to
.Accessible only by air, the town is cut off from the rest of the country
: c. if someone is cut off, they are lonely and not able to meet many other people
.Many older people feel cut off and isolated

cut somebody off
: to stop having a friendly relationship with someone
.Julia had been completely cut off by all her family and friends

 (cut yourself off (from somebody
.After his wife died, he cut himself off completely from the rest of the world
: to interrupt someone and stop them from finishing what they were saying
.Emma cut him off in mid-sentence

 

: Fill in the blanks with the appropriate phrasal verbs

(cut off from / cut off by(2) / cut someone off(2) / cut off from something (2

.N1. Accessible only by air, the town is ………………… the rest of the country
.N2. Julia had been completely ………………… all her family and friends
.N3. Emma ………………… in mid-sentence
.N4. After his wife died, he ………………… completely from the rest of the world
.N5. In winter, the town is often ………………… by snow
.N6. My parents threatened to ………………… without a penny if I married him
.N7. The project aims to ensure that poorer people are not ………………… the benefits of computer technology

 

:Answers

cut off from / cut off by / cut him off / cut himself off / cut off / cut me off / cut off from

 

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