chop-chop


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Synonyms for chop-chop

with rapid movements

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Chop-chop middlemen pay about $3,000 to $4,000 for a bale of tobacco.
They ought to shut the industry down," be says, "and that would get rid of the chop-chop.
We've lived an honest, decent life," Danny says, "and the chop-chop buyers roll up and offer us $4,000 for a bale that we can sell legally for only $660".
1) Let the manufacturers defer their tax payments, now required weekly, to a monthly basis, which would allow them to pay higher prices to growers; (2) Eliminate the twice-a-year increases of the excise tax for tobacco that are based on the Consumer Price Index; (3) Beef up the enforcement effort to make chop-chop dealing truly dangerous for those who engage in it; and (4) Require buyers to purchase 40,000 bales of tobacco from North Queensland growers.
Chop-chop tobacco typically is a roll-your-own smoke (or a "rollie" in light-hearted linguistic Australian) and is sold throughout the country in petrol stations, convenience stores, over the Internet, and at many other outlets.
The amount of revenue lost because of the chop-chop market has been rather promiscuously guesstimated by a number of sources.
One and one half per cent of the regular smokers (defined as those who have at least one cigarette a week) said that they used chop-chop daily.
Young persons (age 14-19) reported smoking chop-chop less than their elders (29 per cent compared to 71 per cent) and males more than females (47 per cent to 33 per cent) (Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2002).
In terms of street prices, chop-chop retailed in 2001 for $45 to $60 a kilogram, while more recent reports escalate that figure to $80 to $100 for each kilogram.
Various tactics suggest themselves to try to combat the chop-chop trade.
Beyond that, an increase in field investigators very likely would make an indent in the chop-chop business.
With its scrummy (and simple) starters and snacks, plus a host of fast fish and chop-chop chicken dishes, it'll have microwave suppers quivering in their packets.
Each World Famous Chop-Chop offering is designed to cater to the diverse ethnic taste that may vary according to consumer and regional preferences, thus attracting the diversity of consumers in the local marketplace.