cutting collocations and examples

 UK /ˈkʌtɪŋ/

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a cutting remark is cruel and intended to upset someone


Adverbs frequently used with cutting
extremely, particularly, quite, rather, so, veryVerbally you can be quite cutting and hurtful.
Nouns frequently used with cutting
comment: comment, remark, responseOne actress who hadn’t done her homework was the object of several cutting remarks from Coward.humour: humour, satireTheir sketches are a mixture of cutting satire and observational genius.
 
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