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cut down / cortar
 
cut down   cut
A. -transitive verb + adverb
1. [+tree]   cortar,   talar
[+enemy]   matar
[+clothes]   acortar
2. (=reduce)
[+consumption]   reducir
[+expenditure]   reducir,   recortar
[+text]   acortar,   abreviar
a. to cut somebody down to size   bajar los humos a somebody, someone
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
·you're drinking too much, you really should cut down
·bebes demasiado, deberías moderarte
·to cut down on
[+fatty food]   reducir el consumo de
[+expenditure]   moderar,   reducir
[+public services]   recortar,   reducir
·I'masculine cutting down on coffee and cigarettes
·estoy intentando tomar menos café y fumar menos
 
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