cut through

verb
travel across or pass over (Freq. 1)
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The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑crossing (for: ↑cross), ↑track (for: ↑track), ↑traverse (for: ↑traverse), ↑traverser (for: ↑traverse), ↑traversal (for: ↑traverse)
Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑go through, ↑go across
Hyponyms:
tramp, ↑stride, ↑walk, ↑crisscross, ↑ford, ↑bridge, ↑jaywalk, ↑drive, ↑take, ↑course, ↑hop
Verb Frames:
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Something is ——ing PP

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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s PP

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cut through [phrasal verb]
cut through (something) : to get through or past (something that blocks you or slows you down) quickly and directly

We were able to start the project once she told us how to cut through the red tape.

It took some time to cut through the lies and get to the truth.

cutting through all the nonsense

— often + to

cutting through to the heart/essence of the problem

see also cut 15 (above), 1
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Main Entry:cut

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Cut Through — Dans le mode direct ou Cut Through, un commutateur peut commencer l envoi d un paquet sur un port de sortie dès le début de la réception du paquet sur un de ses ports d entrées. Ce mode évite les délais de commutation et n a pas besoin de mettre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cut Through — CUT THROUGH, CUT ACROSS A piece of cloth which has been cut into two or more lengths in order to remove defective places. Known as Cut Across in the cotton trade …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • cut through — (something) to make clear something that has been made difficult to understand. She cut through all the political talk and outlined what was wrong and what could be done to fix it …   New idioms dictionary

  • cut through — index enter (penetrate), penetrate, pierce (lance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cut through — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms cut through : present tense I/you/we/they cut through he/she/it cuts through present participle cutting through past tense cut through past participle cut through 1) cut through something to go through an area …   English dictionary

  • cut through — verb a) To make a detour across, as opposed to around Cut through a cake b) To deal with something quickly in order to lessen the problem. We had to cut through the park on our way to the mall …   Wiktionary

  • cut through — phr verb Cut through is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑voice, ↑wind Cut through is used with these nouns as the object: ↑red tape …   Collocations dictionary

  • Cut through — Dans le mode direct ou Cut Through, un commutateur peut commencer l envoi d une trame sur un port de sortie dès le début de la réception de la trame sur un de ses ports d entrées. Ce mode évite les délais de commutation et on n a pas besoin de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cut-through — Просечка …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • cut through — make a shortcut, take a shorter route across …   English contemporary dictionary

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