Talent does not understand such a process; it is mechanical, unvarying, chop-chop, day in and day out.
chop-chop means "very fast;" maskee, "don't mind;" Topside Galah, "Excelsior, hurrah!"
When a cooly is sent on an errand requiring haste, he is told to go 'chop-chop.'
chop-chop—as the good yellow man might be tempted to say if he came upon this specimen of white wisdom.
"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]