In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1come along, chop-chop, let's get going! — vamos, rapidito, que nos vamos
- can you bring it around chop-chop? — ¿puedes traerlo ya mismo / enseguida?
- Now, chop-chop - we've got a revolution to organise!
- An emergency meeting was held, and The Brigade decided that naked pictures were needed, and chop-chop.
- Just tell me what to do and I'll do it, chop, chop.
- Victor needs help with something so you need to go… chop-chop, you know what I mean?
- Instead, another layer of inaccuracy via inference: Since Hu's family has caused all this trouble by raising a fuss, peeved officialdom is going to make sure that the old girl is out of here chop-chop.
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