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British English: /tʃɒp/
American English: /tʃɑp/

Translation of chop in French:


  • 1 (blow with axe, tool, hand) to cut something off with one chop
    trancher quelque chose d'un seul coup
  • 3
    (British English) [figurative] (axe) See examples: to get the chop
    se faire sacquer
    (scheme, service, programme)
    être supprimé
    he's afraid of the chop
    il a peur de se faire sacquer
  • 4 (in table tennis)
    revers (m) coupé

also: chops plural noun

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 (cut up)
    (wood, log)
    (vegetable, meat)
    (parsley, onion)
    to chop something into cubes/rounds
    couper quelque chose en cubes/rondelles
    to chop something to pieces ou bits
    couper quelque chose en morceaux
    to chop something finely
    hacher quelque chose
  • 2 [figurative] (cut, reduce)
    (service, deficit, subsidy)
    (cut out) (quote, footage)
  • 3 (Sport) (give chopping blow to)
    frapper [quelqu'un] du tranchant de la main

also: chopped past participle adjective


chop chop (informal)!

(British English)
et que ça saute (informal)!

to chop and change

évoluer par à-coups

Phrasal verbs

chop down

chop down [something], chop [something] down

chop off

chop off [something], chop [something] off
(branch, end)
(head, hand, finger)

chop through

chop through [something]
(bone, cable)
to chop one's way through
se frayer un passage à la hache à travers
(undergrowth, forest)

chop up

chop up [something], chop [something] up
(wood, log)
(meat, onion) into en

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