Definition of 'saw'
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The old saw says that politics is showbiz for ugly people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The harsh reality hit home when you went in and saw people leaving and clearing their desks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What the public saw was something else. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Saw one shot from distance bobble wide. The Sun (2013)Surely a circular saw makes far too much noise for any simultaneous talk to be heard? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Thankfully common sense has been returned to a policy that many saw as more about cutting costs than cutting crime. The Sun (2011)The religious man used the saw. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)He is kicking around somewhere, menacingly sawing wood with what sounds like a chainsaw. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Security sources said that the assailants used a saw to cut metal bars from the ship's railings. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These herbaceous perennials have tough underground stems, and you may need to use a small saw to cut them up. The Sun (2016)He had to saw through the wood before lifting the creature out and releasing it by a garden pond in Norwich. The Sun (2016)I have a saw in one hand, a grand piano in the other. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He said: 'He saw what happened as the car went out of control. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'saw'
British English: saw /sɔː/ NOUN
A saw is a tool for cutting wood, which has a blade with sharp teeth along one edge.
- American English: saw
- Arabic: مِنْشَار
- Brazilian Portuguese: serra
- Chinese: 锯子
- Croatian: pila
- Czech: pila
- Danish: sav
- Dutch: zaag
- European Spanish: sierra
- Finnish: saha
- French: scie
- German: Säge
- Greek: πριόνι
- Italian: sega
- Japanese: のこぎり
- Korean: 톱
- Norwegian: sag
- Polish: piła
- European Portuguese: serra
- Romanian: ferăstrău
- Russian: пила
- Spanish: sierra
- Swedish: såg verktyg
- Thai: เลื่อย
- Turkish: testere
- Ukrainian: пила
- Vietnamese: cưa
British English: saw VERB
If you saw something, you cut it with a saw.
He escaped by sawing through the bars of his cell.
I sawed the dead branches off the tree.
Definition of saw from the Collins English Dictionary
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