cut someone off

cut someone off
interrupt someone while they are speaking
interrupt someone during a telephone call by breaking the connection

I listened to prerecorded messages for twenty-three minutes before being cut off

prevent someone from receiving or being provided with something, esp. power or water

consumers cut off for nonpayment

reject someone as one's heir; disinherit someone

Gabrielle's family cut her off without a penny

prevent someone from having access to somewhere or someone; isolate someone from something they previously had connections with

we were cut off from reality

informal (of a driver) overtake someone and pull in too closely in front of them

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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