chip off

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Related to chip off: chip off the old block
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.chip off - break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped"
flake off, peel, flake, peel off - come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off"
exfoliate - come off in a very thin piece
divide, part, separate - come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
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vt sep paint etcwegschlagen; piece of chinaabstoßen, abschlagen
vi (paint etc)absplittern
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By dint of much labour he managed to chip off a narrow sliver some twelve inches long by a quarter of an inch thick.
Truly, his one son was a chip off the old block, and Peter Winn had no meek notions concerning the intrinsic value of said old block.
KILLER lines of the week go to Danny Dyer's proper chip off the old block, his hilarious 11-year-old daughter Sunnie.
I still can't get my head around it" Former Test cricketer Freddie Flintoff, who is to become part of the Top Gear team "There were times in my career if I was in a bad mood I considered it part of my artistic integrity to make everybody in the theatre in a bad mood" Boy George "I did once eat a chip off someone else's table, without actually being aware of it.
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Chinese-Canadian actor and model Ludi Lin is a chip off the old block.
The mushroomed tops of the steel wedges depicted are dangerous, as they can chip off when struck with a sledgehammer.
The English who hate that Andy is Scottish should get the chip off their shoulder and find another person to play tennis for them.
His younger brother Aiden, 2, showed he was a chip off the old Rod, sporting a cool leather jacket with his kilt.
She moves from New York to LA for an acting career.Two and a Half Men exec Chuck Lorre said: "She's somewhat of a chip off the old block.