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Chop off   /tʃɑp ɔf/   Listen
Chop off

verb
1.
Remove by or as if by cutting.  Synonyms: cut off, lop off.  "Lop off the dead branch"






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"Chop off" Quotes from Famous Books



... (unless we can afford the Variorum, which we can't) know nothing whatever about it. We have no redress. If we get out of our beds and creep upon them while they are asleep—they never are—and take out our little chisels and chop off their horribly stupid little heads, we shall be put in prison and Mr Justice Darling will make a horribly stupid little joke about us. There is only one thing to do. We must make up our minds that we have to combine in our single person the scholar ...
— Aspects of Literature • J. Middleton Murry

... there will not: but as sure as my papa's gun, which is the best gun in the country, as sure as my papa's gun I will kill him the next time I see him. I will not listen to the squirrel, I will cut the weasel's tree down, and chop off ...
— Wood Magic - A Fable • Richard Jefferies



Words linked to "Chop off" :   detach, come away, abscise, roach, lop off, come off



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