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Spanish translation of “chop”

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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