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Phrasal Verbs: Chip

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage
A
The new entrant has gradually chipped away for her goodwill.
B
The new entrant has gradually chipped away at her goodwill.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘chip away at’. Chip away atmeans ‘Gradually reduce something to make it less powerful, effective, etc.’
Question 2
Choose the correct usage
A
The whole office staff chipped by to contribute to the Old Age Home fund.
B
The whole office staff chipped in to contribute to the Old Age Home fund.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘chip in’. Chip in means ‘Contribute some money.’
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