chop down

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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

chop down (third-person singular simple present chop downs, present participle chop downing, simple past and past participle chop downed)

  1. (transitive) Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see chop,‎ down.
    chop down a tree
  2. (idiomatic, transitive) To curtail, shorten
    In the final edit, the film was chopped down to two hours.