English version

chop something ↔ off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchop something ↔ off phrasal verbCUTto remove something by cutting it with a sharp tool The branch had been chopped off. chop→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chop offMan, I know a guy, they chopped his pinky off.The tiebreak, chopping sets off in their prime, ruled out a similarly epic match ever taking place again.The Crows chopped joints off their fingers in mourning so often that they hardly had a whole hand among them.
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Verb table
chop
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theychop
he, she, itchops
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theychopped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave chopped
he, she, ithas chopped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad chopped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill chop
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have chopped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam chopping
he, she, itis chopping
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you, we, theyare chopping
Past
I, he, she, itwas chopping
you, we, theywere chopping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been chopping
he, she, ithas been chopping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been chopping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be chopping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been chopping
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