snip off

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Verb1.snip off - sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
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If the blossoms have faded from your holiday amaryllis, snip off the drying flowers.
Harvesting was easy, since all I had to do was snip off the bunch of grapes right above the elastic cord.
Just after he hooked his mullet through the lips, he would hitch a rubber band around the bend of the hook, and snip off the ends.
Another brilliant thing about growing herbs is that you can just snip off what you need, as and when.
The story begins in familiar fashion, with the well-known call from the witch to Rapunzel to let down her hair so that the witch can climb up and snip off some locks to sell.
Snip off a small point and then pipe sets of 4 pairs of legs on the other lined board.
cutting water appear Trim and tie Snip off any soggy, shrivelled blooms to prevent rot setting in, or at least just the petals if the variety produces decorative hips.
| SNIP OFF WEED AT BASE: Once you have identified bindweed (thick white roots running deep and horizontally, growing stems and leaves where they surface), see how much of it there is.
Patricia Ferguson set her son on the road to success in her salon before he proved to be a snip off the old block on his own.
Sizing Gold could prove to be a handicap snip off just 133 in the 2m6f handicap chase (2.55).
When you are ready for your curry, snip off the lower leaves and add to your dish.