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Cartoon - Cut it

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Cut It - Learn English Cartoon

We use scissors to cut paper. Cut can be used as a verb. Did you know that cut is used in a common English idiom? Read on...

If you can't cut it, you cannot deal with difficult or tough situations. It's usually used to describe someone or something that is not good enough. For some reason, we also use can't cut the mustard to mean the same thing.

"Only one year after arriving from Italy, the player was sold. The coach felt the player couldn't cut it in the Premier League."

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