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chop

verb /tʃop/ ( past tense, past participle chopped)
(sometimes with up) to cut (into small pieces)
cortar en trozos
He chopped up the vegetables.
chopper noun an instrument for chopping
hacha pequeña; cuchilla de carnicero
a meat chopper.
(informal) a helicopter
helicóptero
a ride in a chopper.
choppy adjective ( comparative choppier, superlative choppiest) (of the sea) rough
picado, agitado
the choppy Atlantic waves.
choppiness noun
agitación del mar
The choppiness of the sea makes sailing difficult and dangerous.
chop and change (British, informal ) to keep changing (especially one’s mind).
cambiar de opinión constantemente
I wish they’d stop chpping and changing, and make their minds up oce and for all.
chop down phrasal verb to cause (especially a tree) to fall by cutting it with an axe
cortar, talar
He chopped down the fir tree.
(Definition of chop from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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