cut back collocations and examples

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to reduce something

Adverbs frequently used with cut back
slightly: a bit informal, a little, slightlyWhen mum lost her job we all had to cut back a little.a lot: considerably, drastically, a lot, sharplyFactory workers are now seeing their companies closing or cutting back drastically.
Nouns frequently used as the object of cut back
borrowing, budget, emissions, funding, production, spending, workloadAbout a third of manufacturers are cutting back production.
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