chisel in


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Related to chisel in: wood chisel
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Verb1.chisel in - break into a conversation; "her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation"
disrupt, interrupt - interfere in someone else's activity; "Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone"
cut off, disrupt, interrupt, break up - make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
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A VOLUNTARY worker caught with a chisel in a Stockton street said he was trying to help his girlfriend.
I was standing outside the shop where I work when I saw an Indian man run into the street with a chisel in his hand," the witness told prosecutors.
This time, push the chisel in the opposite diagonal direction.