English - Vietnamese Dictionary
saw /sɔ:/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- cái cưa
- cross-cut saw: cưa ngang
- circular saw: cưa tròn, cưa đĩa
- (động vật học) bộ phận hình răng cưa
- động từ sawed; sawed, sawn
- đưa đi đưa lại (như kéo cưa)
- to saw the wood
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) làm việc riêng của mình
+a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
+hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
+a power tool for cutting wood
+cut with a saw
+the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
+perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
+perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
+perceive or be contemporaneous with
+imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
+deem to be
+get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
+see or watch
+find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
+be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
+go to see for professional or business reasons
+go to see for a social visit
+visit a place, as for entertainment
+take charge of or deal with
+receive as a specified guest
+date regularly; have a steady relationship with
+see and understand, have a good eye
+deliberate or decide
+observe as if with an eye
+observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
+go or live through
+accompany or escort
+match or meet
+make sense of; assign a meaning to
Advanced English Dictionary
proverb, maxim, (old) saying, aphorism, apophthegm or apothegm, axiom, adage, epigram, gnome; slogan, motto, catchword, catch-phrase, byword; dictum, platitude, truism, cliché, commonplace:
She always quoted to him the old saw, 'A fool and his mother are soon parted'.
noun, verb-see also SEE v.
1 (often in compounds) a tool that has a long blade with sharp points (called TEETH) along one of its edges. A saw is moved backwards and forwards by hand or driven by electricity and is used for cutting wood or metal.
See also - CHAINSAW, CIRCULAR SAW, HACKSAW, HANDSAW, JIGSAW
2 (old-fashioned) a short phrase or sentence that states a general truth about life or gives advice
+ verb (sawed, sawn ) (AmE also sawed, sawed)
1 to use a saw to cut sth: [V] The workmen sawed and hammered all day. + He accidentally sawed through a cable. + [VN] She sawed the plank in half.
2 ~ (away) (at sth) to move sth backwards and forwards on sth as if using a saw: [V] She sawed away at her violin. + He was sawing energetically at a loaf of bread. [also VN]
Phrasal Verbs: saw sth<->down to cut sth and bring it to the ground using a saw: The tree had to be sawn down.
saw sth off sth to remove sth by cutting it with a saw: We sawed the dead branches off the tree.
saw sth<->up (into sth) to cut sth into pieces with a saw: We sawed the wood up into logs.
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