chop up

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Verb1.chop up - cut into pieces; "Chop wood"; "chop meat"
hash - chop up; "hash the potatoes"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
mince - cut into small pieces; "mince the garlic"

w>chop up

vt sepzerhacken, zerkleinern; (fig) countryaufteilen; companyaufspalten
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Chopped salads are popular and still around because they taste good,'' says Larry Flax, co-founder and co-CEO, California Pizza Kitchen, adding that when you chop up a salad, you get even distribution of the ingredients and dressing - and all the flavors in each forkful.
They also haul up "non-target species"--crabs, sunfish, sharks, squid, and seals--which the ships chop up and flush overboard.