chip

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Inflections of 'chip' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
chips
v 3rd person singular
chipping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
chipped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
chipped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

chip

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [computer, silicon, memory, camera] chip
  2. [is fitted with, has] a chip
  3. put all of his chips on [red, 51]
  4. pushed all of his (poker) chips in
  5. [exchange, cash in, place] your [poker, casino] chips
  6. idiom: when the chips are down
  7. The [plate, ornament, glass] has a (small) chip (in it).
  8. Wood chips [flew, splintered] everywhere.
  9. Chips of wood [flew] everywhere.
  10. took a chip out of their [lead, advantage]
  11. idiom: is a chip off the old block
  12. idiom: has a chip on her shoulder (about)
  13. [salted, smoky, cheesy, tortilla, dipping] chips
  14. a bag of (potato) chips
  15. have a craving for potato chips
  16. eat chips at [lunch, dinner]
  17. an order of fish and chips
  18. UK: a [plate, portion] of chips
  19. UK: [soggy, crispy, fat, crinkle-cut] chips
  20. UK: chips with [mushy peas, salt and vinegar]
  21. UK: ordered cheesy chips
v
  1. chip ice off the [block, deck, windshield]
  2. chip paint off the [wall ,desk, surface, furniture]
  3. chipped [a tooth, my nail, an ornament]
  4. chipped when it [fell, tumbled, collapsed]
  5. paint was chipping (off)
  6. paint was chipping off the [wall, surface]
  7. golf: chipped the ball
  8. golf: chipped in for [par, a birdie]
  9. golf: chipped in from the [edge of the green, bunker, 50 yards]
  10. soccer: chipped it over the [goalkeeper, defender]
  11. chip in [for, on] the [present, trip, dinner]
  12. chip in [$5] (each)
  13. [everyone, we all] chipped in
  14. chipped in to buy (her) a
  15. chipped in to [complete, finish] the [project, work]
  16. chipped in and helped (out)
n as adj
  1. chip [technology, capacity, size, set]
  2. UK: go to the (fish and) chip shop
  3. UK: a chip [butty, sandwich]
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