lop sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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lop sth off

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

lop sth off (CUT)

to ​cut something off in one ​quickmovement: I'll need to lop off the ​lowerbranches of the ​tree.

lop sth off (REDUCE)

informal to ​reduce a ​price or the ​amount of ​time taken to do something by a ​particularamount: He lopped eight ​seconds off the ​record.
(Definition of lop sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lop sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 切断, 切断,砍断,削去…
in Turkish kesip koparmak, bir darbede kesmek…
in Russian отрезать, отрубать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 切斷, 切斷,砍斷,削去…
in Polish obcinać coś…
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