cut short his career

cut short his career
unexpectedly ended his career

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • cut short — verb 1. interrupt before its natural or planned end (Freq. 3) We had to cut short our vacation • Syn: ↑break short, ↑break off • Hypernyms: ↑interrupt, ↑break …   Useful english dictionary

  • cut — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 hole/opening made by cutting ADJECTIVE ▪ clean, neat ▪ little, small ▪ long ▪ straight …   Collocations dictionary

  • short — I [[t]ʃɔ͟ː(r)t[/t]] ADJECTIVE AND ADVERB USES ♦ shorter, shortest (Please look at category 24 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) ADJ GRADED If something is short or lasts for a short time, it does… …   English dictionary

  • cut — cut1 W1S1 [kʌt] v past tense and past participle cut present participle cutting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reduce)¦ 2¦(divide something with a knife, scissors etc)¦ 3¦(make something shorter with a knife etc)¦ 4¦(remove parts from film etc)¦ 5¦(make a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • short — short1 W1S1 [ʃo:t US ʃo:rt] adj comparative shorter superlative shortest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(time)¦ 2¦(length/distance)¦ 3¦(not tall)¦ 4¦(book/letter)¦ 5¦(not enough)¦ 6 be short on something 7¦(less than)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • career — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 series of jobs that a person has ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ brief, short ▪ brilliant, distinguished, glittering (esp. BrE), illustrious …   Collocations dictionary

  • short — 1 adjective LENGTH/HEIGHT/DISTANCE 1 measuring a small amount in distance or length: a short corridor with two rooms on each side | a short skirt | It s a short drive from the airport. | Anita had her hair cut short. 2 PERSON someone who is short …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cut Killer — Birth name Anouar Hajoui Born May 6, 1971 (1971 05 06) (age 40) Origin Meknes, Morocco Genres hip …   Wikipedia

  • Cut Chemist — Background information Birth name Lucas C. MacFadden Born October 4, 1972 (1972 10 04 …   Wikipedia

  • short — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. 1 not measuring much from one end to the other VERBS ▪ be, look, seem ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …   Collocations dictionary

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