"The supermarket cut the price." sounds correct to me.

"The supermarket cut down the price." seems a bit redundant.

Is my interpretation correct or are both acceptable?

  • cut/lower/reduce a price The company recently cut the price of its best-selling car. (ldoceonline.com/dictionary/price). – KannE Mar 12 at 5:01
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    I usually say "lowered the price" (instead of cut or reduced) and have heard "cut the price way down," but not "cut down the price" here (US, SE Region). It probably varies by region. – KannE Mar 12 at 5:10
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    Trees are cut down, not prices! – Kate Bunting Mar 12 at 8:40
  • ...also, people are being cut down in the prime of their lives. – Cascabel Mar 12 at 18:07

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