The day I had to work on the switchboard I kept cutting people off!
Kenneth slammed the phone down and cut her off.
Operator, Ive just been cut off. Can you reconnect me?
Interrupt continue making breaking interruptTo _________________ a telephone breakingconversation by _________________theconnection.
a) She cut her friend off.b) She cut off her friend.c) She cut him off.d) She cut off him.e) She was cut off.
a) Their telephone connection was suddenly broken.They were suddenly cut off_____________________________
b) Operator, the connection with theperson I was talking to has beenbroken. ´ve been cut off.Operator,we______________________c) I m so sorry. My son was playingwith the phone and broke ourconnection. cut us off.I m so sorry. My son_______________
OTHER MEANINGSCut somebody off can also mean“to interrupt somebody when they are speaking:
He rudely cut me off in mid- sentence.
He put his hand over her mouth to cut off her cry of fear.
My explanation for why I was late was abruptly cut off.