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There are three ways you can use the phrasal verb Cut Out. We will teach you how to use it to talk about when the power, sound or electricity suddenly stops working. This phrasal verb lesson includes our excellent examples of using this phrasal verb in the same way native English speakers do.


Phrasal Verb: Cut Out

by Real English Conversations | Phrasal Verb Course

Lesson: Phrasal Verb Cut Out #1

Alternative Meaning:  When the power, electricity or sound suddenly stops working

Example 1:

  • The power cut out for 2 hours during the storm last night.
  • The electricity was unavailable for 2 hours during the storm last night.

Example 2:

  • The microphone was cutting out while the director was speaking to the crowd.
  • The sound on the microphone was interrupted while the director was speaking to the crowd.


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