Idiom of the Day
cut off (something) or cut (something) off
to shorten something by cutting the ends
The string was too long so I cut off the end.
Strangest Prehistoric Creatures To Rule The Earth
Nicknamed the shovel tusker, the Platybelodon looks like a modern day elephant with one major difference: its trunk. This strange prehistoric creature did not have a typical fleshy trunk but rather a flat protrusion comparable to an elongated ducks bill. Scientists believe it used the shovel tusks to grasp tree branches and rip off bark.