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lop sth off

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


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


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 Learners 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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