Preparing something so that it only has the finishing touches left. Derived from first planting seeds, watering the lawn and then, finally, cutting the grass.
When there is only 10% left of being complete, that part is the cutting of the grass.
1. I had gotten through nine out of ten questions on the test, I was ready to cut the grass.
2. So I took out the chords, fixed up my guitar, learnt the song, then I spent an hour cutting the grass to make it perfect!
3. She picked up milk and eggs at the store, I mixed the pancake batter, and then we both cut the grass.
1. To chat up your mates partner
Grass cutter: I hope I am not cutting the grass
Grass cut-ee: Thats my fucking mrs your chatting up
slang for smoking weed
i'll be cutting the grass on friday night with my boys