The "chop chop" of the Ross rifle told us that there was still plenty of fight in the front line.
Talkee, talkee no bono, mi takee Pekin chop chop, Yang-kei-tze catchee one piecee by by.
On his appearance I informed him that I wanted dinner for two—chop chop!
"quickly," Pidgin English, from Chinese k'wa-k'wa (see chopstick).
CHOP. A Chinese word signifying quality; first introduced by mariners in the Chinese trade, but which has now become common in all our seaports. [Bartlett, "Dictionary of Americanisms," 1848]
Quickly; at once •Used as a command or exhortation as well as a
: They cut out chop-chop
[1830s+; fr Pidgin English, ''fast,'' fr Chinese]