cut into pieces
cut to pieces;
"Father carved the ham"
destroy or injure severely;
"The madman mutilates art work"
separate into isolated compartments or categories;
"You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!"
significantly cut up a manuscript
- Cut up the carrot before you put them into the pot.
- My mother would always cut up meat for our dog.
- Give up blaming and berating yourself.
- Whoever rips up the agreement will be condemned.