saw
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saw(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tool)
a. la sierra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We are going to need a heavy-duty saw to take down that tree.Vamos a necesitar una sierra industrial para talar ese árbol.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to cut)
a. serruchar
The lumberjack sawed the thick tree trunk.El leñador serruchó el tronco grueso del árbol.
b. serrar
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I will saw the lumber to make it the right size.Serraré la madera para que sea del tamaño correcto.
c. cortar (with saw)
I sawed the plank in half.Corté la tabla por la mitad.
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saw [sɔː] sawed (past)sawed sawn
noun
(tool) sierra (f)
transitive verb
serrar
intransitive verb
to saw through cortar con (una) sierra
modifier
saw edge (n) filo (m) dentado or de sierra
saw [sɔː]
saw [sɔː]
noun
(saying) refrán (m); dicho (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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