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what the difference between ( cut-cut off)?


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    If I cut my arm, then I should put a bandage on it and let it heal.

    If I cut off my arm, I either need surgery to reattach it, or I need to get used to a one-armed lifestyle.

    Cut = slice
    Example: Can you cut up these tomatoes?
    Cut off= slice off completely
    Example: Please cut off this thread that is hanging down from my dress.

    Cut = to sever (verb, past and present tense); an opening caused by something sharp (noun)

    "Please cut the string for me." (Verb; present tense)
    "I accidentally cut my finger with a knife." (Verb; past tense)
    "The doctor said that the cut on my arm should heal quickly since it isn't deep. " (Noun)

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