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)
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    • 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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adj
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

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 precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.