Definition of 'cropper'
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Any horse can come a cropper in this game - at any time. The Sun (2016)It is easy to come a cropper when negative numbers are involved. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is liked by the trade as it is a heavy cropper and is a familiar sight at many farm shops. Food Watch (1994)I can see myself coming a cropper in years to come. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a reliably heavy cropper. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A heavy cropper, it produces a compact tree. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A reliable and prolific cropper with about 8-10 shallots from each plant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But if you're not careful, you can really come a cropper. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You'll come a cropper '. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perhaps one of the reasons why Australia and not England have come a cropper is that they thought they would win comfortably. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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