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 Meanings and Examples of CHOP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
chop
 v.  cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax
Classic Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
1  None of them save that city-rounder Harry Haydock had heard of any Chinese dish except chop sooey.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  Cutter often threatened to chop down the cedar trees which half-buried the house.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
3  I board, to save time, but sometimes I cook a chop for myself, and I'd be glad to cook one for you.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: II
4  First there were the "splitters," the most expert workmen in the plant, who earned as high as fifty cents an hour, and did not a thing all day except chop hogs down the middle.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
5  For it was the custom, as they found, whenever meat was so spoiled that it could not be used for anything else, either to can it or else to chop it up into sausage.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 14
6  He was altogether too unsettled in his mind over it, to appreciate it comfortably I thought, or to have anybody to dine with him, without making a chop with his jaws at the visitor.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter III
7  By and by, when we had dined in a sumptuous manner off boiled dabs, melted butter, and potatoes, with a chop for me, a hairy man with a very good-natured face came home.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
8  So he took a chop by the bone in one hand, and a potato in the other, and ate away with a very good appetite, to my extreme satisfaction.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
9  He afterwards took another chop, and another potato; and after that, another chop and another potato.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
10  Jim told me to chop off the snake's head and throw it away, and then skin the body and roast a piece of it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
11  He as soon chop a chile in two as a cat.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV.
12  He used to marry a new wife every day, and chop off her head next morning.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII.
13  Mr. Bounderby stayed her, by holding a mouthful of chop in suspension before swallowing it, and putting out his left hand.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
14  On the table was his plate, with potatoes and the remains of the chop; also bread in a basket, salt, and a blue mug with beer.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
15  Now I must either bundle it back in to my tin kitchen to mold, pay for printing it myself, or chop it up to suit purchasers and get what I can for it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  I'm going to chop down this cherry tree; it has almost stopped producing fruit.
2  The tree is too big,you'll have to chop back some of the branches.
3  The iceboat set out to chop a hole in the ice.
4  Roughly chop the vegetables, and keep back a little to chop finely and serve as a garnish.
5  He struck off the branch with a single chop of the ax.
6  She cut down the sapling with one chop.
7  I'll give him a smack in the chops if he doesn't shut up.
8  The chops should be cooked over moderate heat to prevent excessive charring.
9  Sprinkle some roasted chopped nuts on top.
10  I chopped a branch off the tree.
11  The wind chopped around to the east.
12  The wind chopped about and the little boat nearly sank.
13  Meat is often chopped up before being cooked.
14  In the past century the institutions and the external stimuli affecting the relation between finance and industry have been chopped and changed.
15  The old man chopped the block of wood in two with a single blow.