I fell off my bike and chipped my front teeth.
Hypothetically speaking, if we got fired because the spout of Koichi's favorite teapot got chipped, are we still entitled to apply for Employment Insurance?
I lack the willpower to stop watching Sailor Moon.
This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an う sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means lack so the vocab verb version means to lack.
Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You didn't learn that reading with this kanji, so here's a mnemonic to help you:
You lack something... it's a car (か). You can't stop thinking about this because you have to walk 40 miles to get to your destination. If only you didn't lack a car this would be easier. Imagine the sweat... the pain... the thirst... all because you lack a car.