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lop sth off

phrasal verb with lop uk   /lɒp/  us   /lɑːp/ verb (-pp-)

(CUT)

to cut something off in one quick movement: I'll need to lop off the lower branches of the tree.

(REDUCE)

informal to reduce a price or the amount of time taken to do something by a particular amount: He lopped eight seconds off the record.
Translations of “lop sth off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 切斷, 切斷,砍斷,削去…
in Russian отрезать, отрубать…
in Turkish kesip koparmak, bir darbede kesmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 切断, 切断,砍断,削去…
in Polish obcinać coś…
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