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s nip

  • n  a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
  • n  the act of clipping or snipping
  • v  sever or remove by pinching or snipping
  • v  cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

  • NGOs say that the easier solution is to snip the CSR budget and the harder choice is to cut fat salaries.
  • The barbers at the boot camp welcomed the new recruits with the snip, snip, snip of their scissors.
  • Tailors snip and snip, masons slap on their lime; steeples and toppers affront the sky, eaves overhang, tails droop decorously down.

  • Steve Bruce in
    Ben scored his second goal in as many games and at £1.5million he looks a snip,said Bruce. "Simon Jordan (Palace chairman) will be on the phone ranting and raving at me saying I've done him."
  • Mick Harford in
    Manager Mick Harford said: "We feel it's a snip to get Tom. He's a young boy that wants to do well and it's a testament to what we are trying to do at this football club.
  • Eddie Thompson in Setanta Sports
    We've already sold one of our top players to Celtic not so long ago for what has proved to be an absolute snip in the modern-day market, so we won't be doing that again,said Thompson in the Daily Record. "Hunt is one of the top SPL scorers...

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