There are 2 translations of chop in Spanish:

chop1

Pronunciation: /tʃɑːp; tʃɒp/

n

  • 1 1.1 (with ax, cleaver) hachazo (m); (with hand) manotazo (m); [Sport] golpe (m) cortado; (in karate) golpe (m) 1.2 (dismissal, cancellation) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] to give sb the chop echar a algn they all got the chop los echaron a todos her story got the chop no le publicaron el artículo the show is for the chop el espectáculo va a bajar de cartel
  • 2 [Culin] chuleta (f), costilla (f) (AmS)
    More example sentences
    • In the last year I have added it to white bean soup, squid with peas, chorizo stews, grilled lamb chops, roasted vegetables, baked beans, beef burgers and fish stew.
    • Cut open bag and slice lamb into individual chops.
    • There are four main portions cut from the pig carcass that qualify as pork chops: center cut chops, rib chops, blade chops, and pork sirloin chops.

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There are 2 translations of chop in Spanish:

chop2

vt (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (cut) [wood/firewood] cortar; [meat/apple] cortar (en trozos pequeños); [parsley/onion] picar* he chopped the meat (up) into pieces cortó la carne en pedacitos we chopped a path through the jungle nos abrimos camino a machetazos en la selva
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    • It was chopped up into small pieces and taken away.
    • Large pieces of jewellery were often chopped up into smaller pieces known as ‘hack-silver’ to make up the exact weight of silver required.
    • After that, take them out and leave them to soften slightly for 15 to 20 minutes, then peel them with a sharp knife and chop them into chunks.
    1.2
    (chopped past p)
    [onions/herbs] picado; [meat/beef/sirloin] (AmE) molido or (Esp, RPl) picado
    1.3 (cancel) [colloquial/familiar] [plan] suprimir; [grant] cortar, suprimir
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    • At the same time it also announced plans to chop 3,000 jobs in a bid to reduce costs.
    • Staffing levels at the city's library could be chopped.
    • The firm put forward plans to chop Sunday bus services on three routes in the area.
  • 2 [ball] cortar
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    • Boone chopped a grounder to Bill Mueller, but the ball spun out of the third baseman's grasp for a charitable infield single to load the bases.
    • Bruyns chopped a ball onto his stumps and Gamiet spooned a catch to mid-on.
    • Guzman chopped a ball which Cairo cut off in short right but had no play on, loading the bases.

vi (-pp-)

  • (strike) golpear, cortar to chop and change (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] cambiar continuamente

Phrasal verbs

chop down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[tree] cortar, talar; [branch/pole] cortar

chop off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[branch] cortar; [finger] cortar, cercenar

chop up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[onion/parsley] picar*; [meat/apple] cortar (en trozos pequeños); (grind) moler* or (Esp, RPl) picar*

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.