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chop-chop

(chŏp′chŏp′)
adv. Informal
Right away; quickly.

[Reduplication of Chinese Pidgin English chop, quick, of Chinese dialectal origin; akin to Cantonese gap1 and Mandarin , hurried, both from Middle Chinese kip, hurried, urgent, from Old Chinese kəp.]

chop-chop

(ˈtʃɒpˈtʃɒp)

adv.
with haste; quickly.
[1825–35; repetitive compound based on Chinese Pidgin English chop quick]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.chop-chop - with rapid movementschop-chop - with rapid movements; "he works quickly"
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In this a Chinese warrior faces the Allies--Russia, France, Japan, Germany, the USA and Britain--and says: 'You allee chop-chop me now, but welly soon forrin devil chop-chop forrin devil
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There is a great deal of talk evidence regarding the involvement of mafia-type groups in the chop-chop trade (Australian Taxation Office 2002b: 15,4; Baxter & Wilson 2001: 45,49,52), but David Gray (2002), the director of intelligence at the National Crime Authority (now Australian Crime Commission), told us that his agency's investigation of the chop-chop market concluded that it was not a sophisticated operation and that it "didn't seem to meet the threshold level to justify National Crime Authority involvement.
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Tonight, still searching for his son, Raven finds work in a Honolulu nightclub, where he is drawn into a sinister web of crime which he has to sort out, karate chop-chop.
This newly discovered vulnerability allows hackers to attack WPA protected laptops by leveraging a combination of QoS and hacking techniques previously identified in the class of exploits known as Chop-Chop Attacks.
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