saw englannista suomeksi
To cut (something) with a saw.
(RQ:King James Version)
To make a motion back and forth similar to cutting something with a saw.
1835, James Hogg, ''The Story of Euphemia Hewit''
- He said he was sometimes whistling a tune to himself — for, like me, he sawed a good deal on the fiddle; (..)
To be cut with a saw.
- And for thy trew sawys, and I may lyve many wynters, there was never no knyght better rewardid(nb..).
- :And for your true discourses, and I may live many winters, there was never no knight better rewarded(nb..).
(RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It)
1902, Charles Robert Ashbee, ''Masque of the Edwards of England'', page 8.
- At his crowning(...) the priest in his honour preached on the saw, 'Vox populi, vox Dei.'
2017, Andrew Marantz, "Becoming Steve Bannon's Bannon", The New Yorker, Feb 13&20 ed.
- There’s an old saw about Washington, D.C., that staffers in their twenties know more about the minutiae of government than their bosses do.
c. 1350-1400, unknown, ''(w)''
- All they assentyd to the sawe; They thoght he spake reson and lawe.
(RQ:Spenser Colin Clout)
(en-simple past of)
(past participle of)
(quote-book) All instances that I have saw.
what's up|What's up (''either as a greeting or actual question'').
1387, (w), (w) (translator), ''Polychronicon''
- Þe more comoun sawe is þat Remus was i-slawe for he leep ouer þe newe walles of Rome.
- :The more common opinion is that Remus was slain for he lept over the new walls of Rome.
(sco-simple past of)