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Cut down

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to cut down (on drinking): to reduce, to limit (consumption of alcohol)
-Would you like a cigarette? -No, I'm trying to cut down. Last week I was smoking twenty a day but now I only smoke at weekends.

This is an irregular verb:
I cut down / I cut down / I have cut down
to cut down (a tree): to cut or chop (a tree) so that it falls to the ground

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