to cut something into pieces using a sharp tool, like a knife or axe
Past Participle form
I will chop the potatoes for dinner.
Every day he chops wood for the fire.
A: I'm making roasted vegetables for dinner.
B: Sounds nice. Is it hard to do?
A: Not really. I just have to chop a lot.
B: That's easy enough.
I chopped all the ingredients.
She chopped wood for the fire.
A: Have you prepared everything for dinner?
B: Yes. I chopped the carrots and potatoes. I still need to chop the beef. Could you do that for me?
I'm chopping everything now.
My husband was chopping the herbs when he accidently chopped his hand.
A: What are you doing?
B: I'm looking for the axe. I'm going to go and chop some wood for the fire.
A: Don't worry. David is chopping some wood now.
B: Oh good.
I've chopped all the fruit.
He's chopped all the ingredients ready for me to cook them.
A: It's Christmas soon so we need to get a tree. Can we have a fresh one?
B: Of course. I've chopped down trees before. It shouldn't be too hard.
A: You've chopped down trees before? When?
B: A few years ago. I did it for some quick money.