Saw in a sentence

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Definition of Saw

  • imp. of See.
  • A saying; a proverb; a maxim.
  • An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc., consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel, with a series of sharp teeth on the edge, which remove successive portions of the material by cutting and tearing.
  • To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw; as, to saw timber or marble.
  • To form by cutting with a saw; as, to saw boards or planks, that is, to saw logs or timber into boards or planks; to saw shingles; to saw out a panel.
  • Also used figuratively; as, to saw the air.
  • To use a saw; to practice sawing; as, a man saws well.
  • To cut, as a saw; as, the saw or mill saws fast.
  • To be cut with a saw; as, the timber saws smoothly.
  • a power tool for cutting wood
  • hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
  • a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
  • cut with a saw

How to use saw in a sentence. Saw pronunciation.

By now I had recovered myself, for it was no ghost I saw, but a human being more distraught than was myself.
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But I never saw Quakers anywhere else, and I meant the tribe and not the tent.
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David looked at Kaid as though he would read in his face the reply that he must make, but he did not see Kaid; he saw, rather, the face of one he had loved more than Jonathan had been loved by the young shepherd-prince of Israel.
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It was a case of rival prophets-all else was obscured into a legend, and he saw the strife of race in the difference of creed.
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But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
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All that he saw was as unlike what he had known in past years as though he had come to Mars or Jupiter.
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He saw David enter quickly, yet without any air of secrecy, and pass into the little room where Kaid had left him.
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Thinking of that blow, he saw its sequel in the blow he had given now.
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She only saw troubled depths, lighted by a soul of kindling purpose.
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I had not one thought that I could not have cried out from the housetops, and he had in his heart-he had what you saw.
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He saw the glance, and said: "I was writing to one who has been as a sister to me.
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Indeed, on the evening that he died I saw him in the gallery of the banquet-room with an English lady-can one be mistaken in an English face?
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Her instinct had pierced far; and as she realised his suspicions, perhaps his certainty, and heard his words of covert insult, which, as she saw, David did not appreciate, anger and determination grew in her.
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She felt the everlasting indignity behind the quiet, youthful eyes, the determined power of the man; but she saw also that, for the present, the course Nahoum suggested was the only course to take.
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At first it seemed to her that a trap had been set, and that David was to be the victim of Oriental duplicity; but revolt, as she did, from the miserable creature before them, she saw at last that he spoke the truth.
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There was a sudden flash of Nahoum's eyes, as though he saw an outcome of the intention which pleased him, but Hylda, saw the flash, and her senses were at once alarmed.
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Kaid looked at him enigmatically for a moment, then smiled grimly-he saw the course of the lance which David had thrown.
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When they saw him at the window now, their swords clashed on their thighs and across their breasts, and they raised a great shout of greeting.
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It was almost dark, when he saw the bowab, after repeated knocking, sleepily and grudgingly open the gates to admit a visitor.
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Now he saw sitting on a divan on the opposite side of the room Prince Harrik.
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Examples of Saw

Example #1
His eyes stared at me in fright.
Example #2
There he sat looking at me with his staring blue eyes and shock of redgrey hair.
Example #3
Of course, or you wouldn't be talking the English language-though I've heard they talk it better in Boston than they do in England, and in Chicago they're making new English every day and improving on the patent.
Example #4
If Chicago can't have the newest thing, she won't have anything.
Example #5
In his ears he heard the voice that had called him in his sleep-the voice of Benn Claridge; and, at the same instant, there flashed into his mind a picture of himself fighting outside the tavern beyond Hamley and bidding farewell to the girl at the crossroads.
Example #6
What Joseph the Israelite did, thou canst do; for I am no more unjust than was that Rameses whom Joseph served.