chop

01. Can you [chop] some more wood for the fire?
02. I'm going to [chop] up some onions to put in the stir-fry.
03. The city had to [chop] down a tree that was growing under the power lines.
04. Why don't you [chop] up the vegetables while I grate the cheese for the pizza?
05. We saw some karate expert [chop] a brick in half with his bare hands.
06. Be careful while you're [chopping] the carrots that you don't cut your hand.
07. Certain members of the Royal family had their heads [chopped] off during the French Revolution.
08. For making a sculpture, Auguste Rodin said, "I choose a block of marble, and [chop] off everything I don't need."
09. The administration has been [chopping] a few employees off the payroll in an effort to bring down costs.
10. Over 50 jobs have been [chopped] from the payroll in the last year, and we're still losing money.
11. The farmer took the chicken out to the shed and quickly [chopped] its head off.
12. He finished the fight by giving his opponent a karate [chop] to the neck.
13. We [chopped] down a few trees on our land to make room for an outdoor barbeque.
14. He accidentally [chopped] his finger off while he was cutting up wood for the fire.
15. In the rural areas of Costa Rica, girls manage household chores while boys do outdoor tasks such as [chopping] wood.
16. An Arab proverb notes, "If you want to kill a snake, [chop] off its head."

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