verb (used with object), sawed, sawed or sawn, saw·ing.
verb (used without object), sawed, sawed or sawn, saw·ing.
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Idioms for saw
Origin of saw1
OTHER WORDS FROM sawsawer, nounsawlike, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for saw
Every economic supersector except mining and logging saw job gains in August, and all but a few made gains in June and July as well.The Easy Part Of The Economic Recovery Might Be Over|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux|September 4, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Into such surgical headgear, Musk believes, billions of consumers will one day willingly place their heads, submitting as an automated saw carves out a circle of bone and a robot threads electronics into their brains.
A cordless miter saw gives you the freedom to set up anywhere you want to work on the project you need to complete.
In case you’re wondering what a miter saw does, it’s a specialized power tool that helps you cut wood at different angles—think for crown molding, garden beds, door frames, and more.
The man, Wayne Reyes, who police said aimed a sawed-off shotgun at them, died at the scene.
But Krauss said that from the moment he and the other scientists arrived on the island, they never saw anything untoward.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Because they stopped and I thought, “OK, that makes sense,” and then all of a sudden I saw another issue!
“We saw his background and he was a Bronx guy and we started breaking the case,” Boyce says.
We just saw an edit of one called, “Doug Becomes A Feminist,” and I just really enjoyed watching it.
In Rwanda, as we watched the young fathers hold their babies, we saw a contented look in their eyes.
Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
In the evening, St. Peter's and its accessories were illuminated—by far the most brilliant spectacle I ever saw.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
As his eye became accustomed to the gloom, David Arden saw traces of gilding on the walls.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
British Dictionary definitions for saw (1 of 4)
verb saws, sawing, sawed, sawed or sawn
Derived forms of sawsawer, nounsawlike, adjective
Word Origin for saw
British Dictionary definitions for saw (2 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for saw (3 of 4)
Word Origin for saw
British Dictionary definitions for saw (4 of 4)
Idioms and Phrases with saw
see old saw.