Placing it in a little plate, he cut it up in small pieces.
I've cut enough here for supper.
Sometimes the poor cut out the middleman of government entirely.
A knife is an instrument to cut with.
Now cut me a piece of that pie.
She cut her explanation off short as Cade pulled into the drive.
"Take us there," Jonny cut her off.
But didn't you cut it almost too short?
Mr. Thomas Morley was admitted with a gunshot wound to his leg, sustained, according to him, when he was mugged in an alley while taking a short cut to his car.
He's been in northern Florida since we cut him loose.
"Second," Katie cut in, "His father's family has been in this country longer than yours."
I started to say but she cut me off.
But I'll warn you as well: if you speak in riddles to Dusty, he'll cut your heart out.
If Kutuzov decided to remain at Krems, Napoleon's army of one hundred and fifty thousand men would cut him off completely and surround his exhausted army of forty thousand, and he would find himself in the position of Mack at Ulm.
She was relieved when an older gentleman cut in.
Alex was busy talking to a lady with a low-cut bodice.
Few of our cases were cut and dried.
God Quinn cut him some slack!
I dutifully trekked back through the ranks, lying that I'd been cut off.
Thinking that turn and turn about is fair play, she seized the scissors and cut off one of my curls, and would have cut them all off but for my mother's timely interference.
Hippocrates has even left directions how we should cut our nails; that is, even with the ends of the fingers, neither shorter nor longer.
Thirdly it was impossible, because the military term "to cut off" has no meaning.
Cut it out, Howie!
My monolog was blurted out non-stop for fear she'd cut me off before I finished.
Agnes Delanco cut in.
You can cut apart any suspected vamp-pigs you find.
Sexy, even when you want to cut my head off.
Creatures like you, whose hearts I would cut out with my nails if I had nothing else.
He cut her shirt open while it charged and placed the paddles against her chest.
The father cut slices from a loaf of brown bread.
The cotton gin cut the cost of removing seeds from cotton.
But in making the case that war can and will be ended, I have my work cut out for me.
We would have taken any way rather than this; but it was late and growing dark, and the trestle was a short cut home.
Whenever it was possible, I touched the machinery while it was in motion, so as to get a clearer idea how the stones were weighed, cut, and polished.
The squares are cut out, so that the men stand in them firmly.
But I soon found that I was cut off from all the usual approaches to the child's heart.
Her mother and I cut up several sheets of printed words so that she could arrange them into sentences.
It brings me into closer and tenderer relationship with those I love, and makes it possible for me to enjoy the sweet companionship of a great many persons from whom I should be entirely cut off if I could not talk.
And so, if the railroad reached round the world, I think that I should keep ahead of you; and as for seeing the country and getting experience of that kind, I should have to cut your acquaintance altogether.
"What a nice figure the policeman must have cut, my dear!" shouted the count, dying with laughter.
The figure cut by the new French ambassador.
By the time Bordeaux returned with the cut up snakes, she had lard sizzling in a large skillet.
The director tried to question me but I cut him off, saying we possessed no ambitions beyond what we were doing.
Yes. He tried to commit suicide after he killed her; he left a note but he didn't cut his wrists deeply enough to be fatal.
No, just cut some.
I felt I'd cut ties with a close relative.
"Dusty, I-- " Her voice was cut off as he Traveled back to his office.
There's going to be trouble, and my sword isn't stout enough to cut up those wooden bodies--so I shall have to get out my revolvers.
For they cut the cheeks of the males with a sword, so that before they receive the nourishment of milk they must learn to endure wounds.
I felt absolutely alone, cut off from my friends and the firm earth.
Men do cut sheep's wool off with large shears, and send it to the mill.
He cut his trees level and close to the ground, that the sprouts which came up afterward might be more vigorous and a sled might slide over the stumps; and instead of leaving a whole tree to support his corded wood, he would pare it away to a slender stake or splinter which you could break off with your hand at last.
I have heard of many going astray even in the village streets, when the darkness was so thick that you could cut it with a knife, as the saying is.
It was made of two white pine logs dug out and pinned together, and was cut off square at the ends.
How can you expect the birds to sing when their groves are cut down?
Where is the country's champion, the Moore of Moore Hill, to meet him at the Deep Cut and thrust an avenging lance between the ribs of the bloated pest?
Hard green wood just cut, though I used but little of that, answered my purpose better than any other.
It would be easy to cut their threads any time with a little sharper blast from the north.
For many weeks I met no one in my walks but those who came occasionally to cut wood and sled it to the village.
When the farmers could not get to the woods and swamps with their teams, and were obliged to cut down the shade trees before their houses, and, when the crust was harder, cut off the trees in the swamps, ten feet from the ground, as it appeared the next spring.
If the forest is cut off, the sprouts and bushes which spring up afford them concealment, and they become more numerous than ever.
The whole cut impressed me as if it were a cave with its stalactites laid open to the light.
It will be cut off, said he.
They were cut off from the line of retreat on the left by the French.
However inconvenient the position, it was now necessary to attack in order to cut a way through for themselves.
One soldier, in his fear, uttered the senseless cry, "Cut off!" that is so terrible in battle, and that word infected the whole crowd with a feeling of panic.
Our fugitives returned, the battalions re-formed, and the French who had nearly cut our left flank in half were for the moment repulsed.
She was, as always at evening parties, wearing a dress such as was then fashionable, cut very low at front and back.
His hearers expected a story of how beside himself and all aflame with excitement, he had flown like a storm at the square, cut his way in, slashed right and left, how his saber had tasted flesh and he had fallen exhausted, and so on.
Curving her arms, Natasha held out her skirts as dancers do, ran back a few steps, turned, cut a caper, brought her little feet sharply together, and made some steps on the very tips of her toes.
Dolokhov cut him short, as if to remind him that it was not for him to jest.
His servant handed him a half-cut novel, in the form of letters, by Madame de Souza.
Bogucharovo lay in a flat uninteresting part of the country among fields and forests of fir and birch, which were partly cut down.
At one end of the trench, steps were cut out and these formed the entrance and vestibule.
On each side of the trench, the earth was cut out to a breadth of about two and a half feet, and this did duty for bedsteads and couches.
Just before him, almost across the middle of the passage on the bare floor, lay a sick man, probably a Cossack to judge by the cut of his hair.
But when he saw that the horsemen did not dismount and that the wolf shook herself and ran for safety, Daniel set his chestnut galloping, not at the wolf but straight toward the wood, just as Karay had run to cut the animal off.
Only the delighted "Uncle" dismounted, and cut off a pad, shaking the hare for the blood to drip off, and anxiously glancing round with restless eyes while his arms and legs twitched.
When they came out onto the beaten highroad--polished by sleigh runners and cut up by rough-shod hoofs, the marks of which were visible in the moonlight--the horses began to tug at the reins of their own accord and increased their pace.
Sometimes, as she looked at the strange but amusing capers cut by the dancers, who--having decided once for all that being disguised, no one would recognize them--were not at all shy, Pelageya Danilovna hid her face in her handkerchief, and her whole stout body shook with irrepressible, kindly, elderly laughter.
Dessalles, the tutor he had brought from Switzerland, was wearing a coat of Russian cut and talking broken Russian to the servants, but was still the same narrowly intelligent, conscientious, and pedantic preceptor.
The first army, with which was the Emperor, occupied the fortified camp at Drissa; the second army was retreating, trying to effect a junction with the first one from which it was said to be cut off by large French forces.
Armfeldt says our army is cut in half, and Paulucci says we have got the French army between two fires; Michaud says that the worthlessness of the Drissa camp lies in having the river behind it, and Pfuel says that is what constitutes its strength; Toll proposes one plan, Armfeldt another, and they are all good and all bad, and the advantages of any suggestions can be seen only at the moment of trial.
The officer fell, not so much from the blow--which had but slightly cut his arm above the elbow--as from the shock to his horse and from fright.
Napoleon having cut our armies apart advanced far into the country and missed several chances of forcing an engagement.
Let them cut the crops and burn wood to their hearts' content.
He cut Bolkonski short.
Recent as that mental picture was, Rostopchin already felt that it had cut deep into his heart and drawn blood.
He seemed still to hear the sound of his own words: Cut him down!
Then he took out a knife, cut something, closed the knife, placed it under the head of his bed, and, seating himself comfortably, clasped his arms round his lifted knees and fixed his eyes on Pierre.
He took a potato, drew out his clasp knife, cut the potato into two equal halves on the palm of his hand, sprinkled some salt on it from the rag, and handed it to Pierre.
The superior officers all wanted to distinguish themselves, to cut off, to seize, to capture, and to overthrow the French, and all clamored for action.
Ermolov, Miloradovich, Platov, and others in proximity to the French near Vyazma could not resist their desire to cut off and break up two French corps, and by way of reporting their intention to Kutuzov they sent him a blank sheet of paper in an envelope.
Tikhon with equal accuracy would split logs with blows at arm's length, or holding the head of the ax would cut thin little pegs or carve spoons.
Oh, you want a knife? he said, turning to an officer who wished to cut himself a piece of mutton.
Who has not asked himself how it is that the French were not all captured or destroyed when our three armies surrounded them in superior numbers, when the disordered French, hungry and freezing, surrendered in crowds, and when (as the historians relate) the aim of the Russians was to stop the French, to cut them off, and capture them all?
One can cut off a slice of bread, but not an army.
Only by following at some distance could one cut across the zigzag path of the French.
This longing to distinguish themselves, to maneuver, to overthrow, and to cut off showed itself particularly whenever the Russians stumbled on the French army.
I don't love it, but just try to cut it off!
That was the extent of their conversation before Señor Medena cut in.
He stabbed a fork into the roast and cut a small slice off.
They wanted Dad to annul the marriage - even cut off any money for Mom.
Alex pointed his fork at her and opened his mouth to speak, but Carmen cut him off.
Dad had taken a short cut then.
She opened her mouth to speak, but Giddon's gruff "Let's go" cut off any argument.
"Why else would he be here?" she cut in.
Her gaze took in his masculine chin, the square cut lower lip and the piercing blue eyes - only right now they weren't piercing.
His eyes were dancing with amusement as he used one hand to jerk the towel free and expose cut-off blue jeans.
Whether he had arranged things to work out this way or not, her resources had been cut seriously.
Pete's gravely voice cut through her thoughts like sand on a frying pan.
She cut a piece of the pie and served it to him on a clean saucer.
"You never said a lot of things," she cut him off shortly.
The two women adjourned to the front porch to cut green beans and shuck corn.
It pissed him off so much he cut off all tests just when we were making real progress.
Martha made the call, saying she thought she saw a girl taking a short cut across the pond.
It was a moonless night and the perpetrator cut the power, pitching the farm house into total darkness.
Each of us nervously cut ties with our past by giving notice, making moving plans and advising our few friends and relatives.
I felt like Claire Elizabeth must have felt when the doctor cut her cord.
Cut him some slack.
He yelled, and I felt the knife cut deeper.
He was willing to personally alert the local police and have them check out the vehicle even without clear cut identification.
I cut him off.
You want us to keep him or cut him loose?
Cut him loose with a GPS tag.
Iggy cut in, agitation clear as she fumbled to open the case to her iPad.
She used scissors to cut off his shirt.
The tops of their heads had no hair, but were carved into a variety of fantastic shapes, some having a row of points or balls around the top, others designs resembling flowers or vegetables, and still others having squares that looked like waffles cut criss-cross on their heads.
First came the Imperial Cornet Band of Oz, dressed in emerald velvet uniforms with slashes of pea-green satin and buttons of immense cut emeralds.
"Oh, cut it short," said Eureka; "you've talked long enough."
In 1796, he extracted fluid from the pox on the hand of a dairymaid named Sarah Nelmes—who had caught the condition from her cow Blossom—and injected the fluid into a cut in eight-year-old James Phipps's arm.
I almost cut this entire section from the book.
It seems a clear-cut case.
Centuries ago, North America saw a shortage of small coins, so large ones were cut into bits to circulate as small change.
Before I had done I was more the friend than the foe of the pine tree, though I had cut down some of them, having become better acquainted with it.
Which would be most likely to cut his fingers?...
The dear, sweet little girl, it makes my heart ache to think how utterly she is cut off from all that is good and desirable in life.
"Cut me," he ordered.