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carve sth up

disapproving
phrasal verb with carve uk   /kɑːv/  us   /kɑːrv/ verb [I or T]
to divide something into smaller parts: The Nazi-Soviet pact carved up the Baltic states in 1939.
Translations of “carve sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分割,瓜分…
in Russian делить, дробить…
in Turkish insanların istemediği biçimde bir şeyi küçük parçalara bölmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分割,瓜分…
in Polish podzielić coś, rozparcelować coś…
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