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chop shop

A location where stolen vehicles are disassembled so that their parts can be sold. We'll never get our car back if the thieves have already taken it to a chop-shop.
See also: chop, shop

chop-shop

n. a place where stolen cars are cut or broken up into car parts for resale. The state is cracking down on these chop-shops.
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Police have launched a 'Shop A Chop Shop' campaign urging the public to report any suspicions to 101.
Chop Shop is a wild blend of pulp fiction with dark comedy; its engrossing plot always seems just about to spin out of control.
"The evidence is that the kids might be paid a few hundred quid per car while one of the chop shops alone was making profits of PS5 million in a year," he says.
These are also the same features of a series of stories involving "body brokers," who run filthy chop shops where corpses are bought and sold by part like a butcher's shop.
Flo's Chop Shop will offer complimentary shaves, as well as boot shines and mini-manicures, to motorcycle event attendees across the country and make a $10 donation to the Movember Foundation (up to $20,000) for each of those willing to shave down to a mustache and post a photo to their social channels.
In Kirklees, the "chop shop" operation centred on industrial premises in Dewsbury.
"They had the foresight to choose a location visible from Third Avenue yet with side street pricing, in a bustling but underserved area of Murray Hill," said Rappaport, who represented Chop Shop in its 1,600 s/f lease at 41 West 24th Street in the Flatiron District.
Envision Networks Chop Shop Classic announces an AC/DC 40th Anniversary Special.
"Our Chop Shop crew has been corrupted into a naughty more evil version of a pit crew that their bloody outfits will testify to," said officials.
The Zombie Survival Machine was designed by Anson Kuo, using the Walking Dead Chop Shop, an application that is accessible online and on select smartphones, and picked from a total of 82,500 fan submissions.
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Also featured will be the Chop Shop Theatre and Biker Build Offs that will take place across both days in the 'Display Zone.'
The ensuing adventure includes a Red-Bull-guzzling taxi driver, a chop shop run by local thugs, a Rottweiler, and a cannibalistic family with a minivan.
When cells can't get enough oxygen, such as during exercise, they break down sugar molecules like a chop shop does stolen cars-quickly and messily.
The Abergavennyborn singer was specifically negative about her lack of success in the US, slating her American record label Chop Shop for their lack of support.