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- v. to cut or chop in order to separate
- v. to separate, divide something that was considered whole
- v. to cause a body of water to become choppy
- v. To convert a sampled audio file into short segments
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- v. cut into pieces
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"Not often, but I can do it, " the older man replied, unsheathing a hand ax, adjusting its weighting slide, then stooping to chop up the battered brush and limbs.
“I let her chop up the water until she was exhausted and red in the face and then I calmly stood up and said, “‘Grandma, it was all your fault.’”
And she said she will chop up the chicken livers with onions and eggs for an appetizer, and then she will buy twenty-five pounds of fish, and cook it sweet and sour with raisins, and she said she will bake all her shtrudels on pure chicken fat.