cut the cord

cut the cord

Meaning

  • stop needing somebody else to look after you and start acting independently.

Example

  1. In order to achieve true independence, developing countries must cut the cord and stop asking for financial aid from the developed countries.

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I see this often now as it relates to cable TV and watching video entertainment online. There is likely to be a new generation that only views it as getting rid of cable TV. The following generation won’t understand that any more than they’d understand “don’t touch that dial.”

- Paul Hoffman April 13, 2021

Thank u so much little sentence but very helpful and worth it than other websites thanks again.

- Injila November 19, 2017

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be in the same boat

Meaning: be in the same unpleasant situation as other people

Example: The speaker said that everyone should make an effort towards the protection of the environment, as everyone was in the same boat, and climate changes would have dire consequences for all. Read on

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