Nah, just kidding, they actually go nuts and try to chop down the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
chop down the scale of the canvas, and the picture must accordingly simplify.
I'd make him chop down them good-for-nothing trees out there and plant onions.
Cutter often threatened to chop down the cedar trees which half-buried the house.
The next afternoon after that last meeting, we all hiked over to Northside Woods to chop down the saplings.
Then I'll have a chop down in a brace o' shakes, as my aunt used t' say.
Id sooner split that boulder or chop down to the king log there, but the boys cant get across.
And I said I guessed he'd die before he could ever chop down a tree.
How long do you think it would take a New Zealander to chop down a tree like that?
First you chop down the trees, then you burn them up and raise your first crop or two round the stumps.
"to cut with a quick blow," mid-14c., of uncertain origin, perhaps from Old North French choper (Old French coper "to cut, cut off," 12c., Modern French couper), from Vulgar Latin *cuppare "to behead," from a root meaning "head," but influenced in Old French by couper "to strike." Related: Chopped; chopping.
"shift quickly," 1530s, earlier "to bargain" (early 15c.), ultimately from Old English ceapian "to bargain" (see cheap); here with a sense of "changing back and forth," probably from common expressions such as to chop and change "barter." To chop logic is recorded from 1570s. Related: Chopped; chopping.
"act of chopping," mid-14c., from chop (v.1). Meaning "piece cut off" is mid-15c.; specifically "slice of meat" from mid-17c. Sense of "a blow, strike" is from 1550s.
[1823+; fr Hindi, ''seal'']