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chip in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchip in phrasal verb1 INTERRUPTto interrupt a conversation by saying something that adds more detail with Other committee members chipped in with suggestions. ‘It won’t be easy, ’ Jeff chipped in. I’d just like to chip in, Bill, if I might.2 GIVEif each person in a group chips in, they each give a small amount of money so that they can buy something together We all chipped in to buy Amy a graduation present.chip in (with) something Fifty-two people in the music industry each chipped in $250 apiece. chip→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chip withOpener David Smith led the run chase with 82 and was given crucial support by Martin Speight who chipped in with 38.Enthusiasts from the Tees Tornados bike club have also chipped in with a £100 donation.Local detention is considerably cheaper, although the state might still chip in with a subsidy.Neil Fairbrother chipped in with an unbeaten 61 as Lancashire cruised to maximum batting points.Health ministers must be honest and responsible enough to confront problems and chip in with extra funds where ministers.Clinton is pushing Congress to chip in with federal funds.The other dealers chipped in with suggestions.Richard Illingworth chipped in with the next wicket - Stephenson trapped leg before sweeping.chip in (with) somethingLast week the defence minister, Sabahattin Cakmakog, chipped in.The clocks click like chips in a casino, piled to a wobbly tower.The knife-blade was dull; it cut only because it was chipped in enough places for it to be saw-toothed, jagged.They should all chip in like smart businessmen and pay the fiddler.Intel controls about three-fourths of the market for the main chips in personal computers.Man, the thing worked, had a nice kick; it sent bits of chimney chipping in sharp spinning chunks.In December he agreed that he would chip in the same amount.Richard Illingworth chipped in with the next wicket - Stephenson trapped leg before sweeping.
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Verb table
chip
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theychip
he, she, itchips
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theychipped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave chipped
he, she, ithas chipped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad chipped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill chip
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have chipped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam chipping
he, she, itis chipping
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you, we, theyare chipping
Past
I, he, she, itwas chipping
you, we, theywere chipping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been chipping
he, she, ithas been chipping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been chipping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be chipping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been chipping
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