Verbal Ability - Selecting Words - Discussion

Discussion :: Selecting Words - Section 1 (Q.No.154)

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.


In a large cities people are cut ...... from nature.

[A]. away
[B]. off
[C]. out
[D]. down

Answer: Option A


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Janan said: (Apr 22, 2011)  
Isn't it cut off? :S

Ramakhanna said: (May 28, 2011)  
option d is not correct,because "cut down"===>"reduce the length"
option c is also not correct,"cut out"===>"remove from inside by cutting"
but "cut off"===>"isolate from something"..
why not option b???

Sandeep said: (May 11, 2012)  
Cut down=====.>Reduce the amount of something you do or use.
Cut out========>To remove a piece of something, using knife or scissors.
Cut off========>To remove a piece from something using sharp tool.2 to stop supplying electricity,gas,water supply.3 also to separate someone or something.
Cut away===========> Similar to cut off means separate someone or something.
now ;
Cut off can be used in different sense as above.means separate someone or something gets less preference when we use cut off whereas in cut away it takes 1st preference or most appropriate meaning .hope now clear ,so cut away is more suitable answer.

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