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karate-chop Line breaks: karate-chop

Definition of karate-chop in English:


[with object]
Strike sharply with the side of the hand: she probably knows how to karate-chop a gun out of a man’s hand
More example sentences
  • All at once, Alex's flat hand had made one swift karate-chop to the side of the man's face, rendering him unconscious in seconds.
  • But don't worry, Mi Ling and Cleopatra Jones take care of business in the explosive karate-chop shoot-out action finale.
  • The two-plane swing also produces great distance; the karate-chop motion of the arms is a powerful lever.

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