The correct answer is chop finely.
A. chop finely
B. take small steps
C. lessen importance
D. mint coins by stamping process
The correct answer is (A) To chop finely; cut into tiny bits; to cut or chop (meat, etc.) into very small pieces; to subdivide minutely. Also, to talk or behave with affected elegance.
Mince comes from Old English mynce, Old French mincier (to make small).
Examples of use:
- She minced the vegetables for the soup that she would prepare.
- He didn't mince his words when he dealt with the matter.