1 piece cut out from a newspaper
ADJ. newspaper, press She had kept all the press cuttings about the murder.
PREP. ~ from a cutting from ‘The Guardian’
2 piece cut off from a plant
ADJ. leaf, root, stem
VERB + CUTTING take
CUTTING + VERB root, take After about four weeks you will be able to see whether the cuttings have taken.
PREP. from a/the ~ These plants are easy to propagate from leaf cuttings. | ~ from Take cuttings from mature plants in the spring.