To chiv in English Gipsy means as much and more than to fix in America, in fact, it is applied to almost any kind of action.
chival′ric, chiv′alrous, pertaining to chivalry: bold: gallant.
Harry poured half a can of oil upon the bearings of the chiv wheel with almost loving tenderness.
A knife is also called a chiv by the lowest class all over England.
And the third is to p. 352“chiv o manzin apré lati,” or to put the oath upon her, which explains itself.
chiv, my dear fellow, go out and see what sort of a night it is.'
: something better than shitwork jobs
Menial and tedious work; degrading routine work; scut work: the boredom, the shitwork, the perpetual deadlines (1960s+)