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English definition of “chop sth off”

chop sth off

phrasal verb with chop     /tʃɒp/ US  /tʃɑːp/ verb [T] (-pp-)
to cut off part of something with a sharp tool: Two of his fingers were chopped off in the accident.Cutting off and disconnecting
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