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Significado de “chop” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "chop" - Diccionario Inglés

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chopverb [T]

uk   /tʃɒp/ us   /tʃɑːp/ -pp-
B2 to cut something into pieces with an axe, knife, or other sharp instrument: He was chopping wood in the yard. Add some fresh parsley, finely chopped. Chop (up) the onions and carrots roughly.informal Laura had her hair chopped (= cut) yesterday.
If something is chopped in business, it is stopped or reduced: Because of lack of funding many long-term research projects are being chopped.

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chopnoun [C]

uk   /tʃɒp/ us   /tʃɑːp/
  • chop noun [C] (CUT)

an act of cutting something with an axe, knife, or other sharp instrument
the chop
mainly UK US usually the axe the situation in which your job is taken away from you, either because you have done something wrong or as a way of saving money: If you're late for work again, you'll be for the chop. Anyone stepping out of line is liable to get the chop. Hundreds of workers at the factory have already been given the chop.
the ending of a factory, school, etc. or plan: When the reorganization occurs, the smaller departments will be the first for the chop. Many of these special schools are facing the chop.
  • chop noun [C] (MOUTH)

chops
[plural] informal the area of the face surrounding the mouth of a person or an animal: a dog licking its chops I'll give him a smack in the chops if he doesn't shut up.
(Definition of chop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "chop" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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chopverb [T]

us   /tʃɑp/ -pp-
  • chop verb [T] (CUT)

to cut something into pieces with a sharp tool, such as an ax: Cal went out to chop some wood for the fireplace.
To chop something off is to separate it from what it was part of by cutting: Chop the ends off the carrots.
If you chop up something, you cut it into small pieces: She chopped up some celery for the salad.

chopnoun [C]

us   /tʃɑp/
  • chop noun [C] (MEAT)

a small piece of meat with a bone still in it: a lamb/pork/veal chop
(Definition of chop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“chop” in American English

Watching the detectorists
Watching the detectorists
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May 31, 2016
by Colin McIntosh You could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned hobbies that don’t involve computers have fallen out of favour. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If anything, the internet has made it easier for people with specialist hobbies from different corners of the world to come together to support one another

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biodegrade

to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

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decision fatigue noun
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May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

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