cut the ground from under


cut the ground from under
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The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • cut the ground from under — {v. phr.} {informal} To make (someone) fail; upset the plans of; spoil the argument for (a person) in advance. * /Paul wanted to he captain but we cut the ground from under him by saying that Henry was the best player on the team./ * /Several… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut the ground from under — {v. phr.} {informal} To make (someone) fail; upset the plans of; spoil the argument for (a person) in advance. * /Paul wanted to he captain but we cut the ground from under him by saying that Henry was the best player on the team./ * /Several… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut\ the\ ground\ from\ under — v. phr. informal To make (someone) fail; upset the plans of; spoil the argument for (a person) in advance. Paul wanted to be captain but we cut the ground from under him by saying that Henry was the best player on the team. Several workers… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cut the ground from under — take away a foundation, remove a basis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cut the ground from under someone feet — cut the ground from under (someone)/(someone s) feet to make someone or their ideas seem less good, especially by doing something before them or better than them. The opposition claimed today s speech was an attempt to cut the ground from under… …   New idioms dictionary

  • cut the ground from under someone's feet — cut the ground from under (someone)/(someone s) feet to make someone or their ideas seem less good, especially by doing something before them or better than them. The opposition claimed today s speech was an attempt to cut the ground from under… …   New idioms dictionary

  • cut the ground from under feet — cut the ground from under (someone)/(someone s) feet to make someone or their ideas seem less good, especially by doing something before them or better than them. The opposition claimed today s speech was an attempt to cut the ground from under… …   New idioms dictionary

  • cut the ground from under someone's feet —    When someone cuts the ground from under another s feet, they …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cut the ground from under one's feet — take away one s confidence, remove one s security …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sounds from the Ground — Nick Woolfson and Elliot Jones in 2009. Background information Origin London, United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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