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chop sth down

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with chop   /tʃɒp/ us    /tʃɑːp/ (-pp-)
C2 to cut through something to make it fall down: Most of the diseased trees were chopped down last year.
Translations of “chop sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 砍倒, 伐倒…
in Russian срубать…
in Turkish kesip devirmek, kesip yıkmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 砍倒, 伐倒…
in Polish ściąć coś…
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