Definition of 'mow'
Example sentences containing 'mow'
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What do you actually do there, apart from mow the lawn? Times, Sunday Times (2016)While their mother is more interested in trying to get them to mow the lawn. The Sun (2013)The wages you failed to pay the workmen who mowed your fields are crying out against you. Christianity Today (2000)They walked away but the car followed and mowed him down. The Sun (2014)The overgrown areas were finally mowed yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We walked most of the way down through pine woods and meadows of mown hay. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We did not prune his roses but we mowed the grass and things like that. The Sun (2014)Dig up the weeds and mow the lawn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He went to put away the mowing machine. The Tales of Beatrix Potter (1930) Freshly mown grass on a spring day. The Sun (2012)The grass needs mowing and both homes cleaning. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you have a large lawn with underused areas you can mow paths through it rather than cutting the entire area. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With mown paths winding through it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This isn't like seeing her mother or mowing the lawn. The Sun (2013)A heady scent of newly mown hay and honeysuckle wafted in through the open window. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They kept to their side of the stone wall and we kept to ours - except to mow the field a few times a year. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)
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Translations for 'mow'
British English: mow /məʊ/ VERB
If you mow an area of grass, you cut it using a lawnmower or a mower.
He was mowing the lawn.
- American English: mow
- Arabic: يَقْطَعُ الْأعْشَابَ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cortar grama
- Chinese: 割草
- Croatian: kositi
- Czech: sekat trávník
- Danish: slå
- Dutch: maaien
- European Spanish: segar césped
- Finnish: leikata ruohoa
- French: tondre
- German: mähen
- Greek: θερίζω
- Italian: tagliare l’erba
- Japanese: 刈る
- Korean: 베다 깎다
- Norwegian: slå gress osv.
- Polish: skosić
- European Portuguese: cortar relva
- Romanian: a tunde iarba
- Russian: косить
- Spanish: cortar el pasto
- Swedish: klippa korta av
- Thai: ตัดหญ้า
- Turkish: çim biçmek
- Ukrainian: косити
- Vietnamese: cắt cỏ
Definition of mow from the Collins English Dictionary
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