cut numbers


cut numbers
   to make employees redundant
   It is thought safer to be imprecise about the commodity being counted:
    If you say they are not cutting numbers, I do not know how they are going to do it. (Daily Telegraph, 4 February 1999 — it was being suggested that a takeover would save the combined company $100 million)

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