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[edit] Word or phrase of Ugandan English

Cut (verb). "Chop" may be used in the same sense, but it is less common.

[edit] Meaning or equivalent in standard English

To avoid someone or something. To absent yourself.

[edit] Usage of the word or phrase

  • Examples:
    • "He cut school today" (he didn't attend school today).
    • "I am going to cut him" (I am going to avoid meeting him).

[edit] Origin of the word or phrase

Direct translation from local languages.

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