Posted by GPP on September 11, 2003
In Reply to: Again: cut posted by sphinx on September 11, 2003
: One taxi driver says to his fare, his work now is fine, but if he is offered a job with $100 a week, he will take it, just like the fare would.
: But the fare says, he would't change his job even if "he had to cut a hundred a week."
: So does "cut" mean "get 100 in that new job"?
Sphinx, normally a "cut" in this sense means to take a cut in pay, or less pay; so the scenario as it appears here doesn't make much sense to me. Can you type in a direct quotation from your source please? Someone might willingly take a pay cut to get a job he prefers doing, rather than earning more money in a job he hates, but that's not the way I'm reading the fare's response.