ES cortarse
volume_up
{verb}

1. general

cortarse
volume_up
to curdle {v.i.} (go bad, separate)
cortarse (also: intersecarse)
volume_up
to intersect {v.i.} (lines, curves, figures)
cortarse (also: serrarse)
volume_up
to saw {v.i.} (wood)
Como hemos podido ver esta semana, los animales atrapados en un cepo dentado se esfuerzan por cortarse a dentelladas sus propias patas para poder escapar del cepo.
As we saw this week, animals in pain attempt to chew off their own legs to escape the pain.
cortarse (also: romperse)
cortarse
volume_up
to shut off {vb} (water, electricity)
cortarse (also: agriarse)
volume_up
to sour {v.i.} (milk, cream)

2. "recíproco"

cortarse (also: pasar, atravesar, surcar, vadear)

3. "interrumpirse"

cortarse
cortarse (also: detenerse, cesar, pararse, atorar)

4. mathematics

cortarse
volume_up
to cut {v.i.} (intersect)
to cut one's toenails
to get a crew cut

5. "animal", Chile, colloquial

cortarse (also: derrengarse)

6. "causativo"

cortarse
volume_up
to have … cut {vb}

7. "leche"

Context sentences for "cortarse" in English

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SpanishEstas tendencias tienen que controlarse con firmeza y cortarse de raíz.
Such tendencies should be firmly brought under control and nipped in the bud.
SpanishPor lo tanto, la comunicación entre el hablante y el oyente puede cortarse.
Communication can thus break down between speaker and listener.
SpanishPero no puede cortarse a todas las islas por el mismo patrón.
But we cannot measure everyone by the same standards.
SpanishDe hecho, debería cortarse el grifo en ambos extremos.
In fact, the tap should be turned off at both ends.
Spanishdejarse crecer el pelo hasta poder cortarse la permanente
Spanishcortarse el pelo a lo paje
Spanishcortarse las venas
Spanishno cortarse un pelo
Spanishno cortarse un pelo
SpanishNo obstante, si no se amplia el frente, los esfuerzos de la UE serán como sacar unas gotas de agua del océano o cortarse el pelo para perder peso.
However, unless the front cannot be widened, the EU efforts will be like taking a few drops out of the ocean or having a haircut to lose weight.