cut across


cut across
cut across (something) to include many different groups.

The appeal of these coffee places cuts across all social levels.


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  • cut across — index cross (intersect), traverse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cut across — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms cut across : present tense I/you/we/they cut across he/she/it cuts across present participle cutting across past tense cut across past participle cut across 1) cut across something to go across an area of land …   English dictionary

  • cut across — verb 1. travel across or pass over (Freq. 4) The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day • Syn: ↑traverse, ↑track, ↑cover, ↑cross, ↑pass over, ↑get over, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut across — {v.} 1. To cross or go through instead of going around; go a short way. * /John didn t want to walk to the corner and turn, so he cut across the yard to the next street./ 2. To go beyond to include; stretch over to act on; affect. * /The love for …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut across — {v.} 1. To cross or go through instead of going around; go a short way. * /John didn t want to walk to the corner and turn, so he cut across the yard to the next street./ 2. To go beyond to include; stretch over to act on; affect. * /The love for …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut\ across — v 1. To cross or go through instead of going around; go a short way. John didn t want to walk to the corner and turn, so he cut across the yard to the next street. 2. To go beyond to include; stretch over to act on; affect. The love for reading… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cut across — cross or go through something instead of going around We decided to cut across the field because we were in a hurry to get to school …   Idioms and examples

  • cut across — Synonyms and related words: bar, catercorner, chiasmal, chiasmic, chiastic, crisscross, cross, crossbar, crosscut, crossed, crossing, cruciate, cut, cut a corner, cut corners, cut crosswise, cut through, decussate, decussated, diagonalize,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cut across — PHRASAL VERB If an issue or problem cuts across the division between two or more groups of people, it affects or matters to people in all the groups. [V P n] The problem cuts across all socioeconomic lines and affects all age groups... [V P n]… …   English dictionary

  • cut across — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To pass through or over: crisscross, cross, crosscut, decussate, intersect. See MEET. II verb See cut …   English dictionary for students


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