mow crop, cut, scythe, shear, trim
blow away (slang, chiefly U.S.) butcher, cut down, cut to pieces, massacre, shoot down, slaughter
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
mow ( mows 3rd person present) ( mowing present participle) ( mowed past tense) ( mowed past participle) ( mown past participle ) If you mow an area of grass, you cut it using a machine called a lawn mower. verb
He continued to mow the lawn and do other routine chores. V n, Also V mow down phrasal verb If someone is mown down, they are killed violently by a vehicle or gunfire.
She was mown down on a pedestrian crossing... be V-ed P
Gunmen mowed down 10 people in one attack. V P n (not pron), Also V n P
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
mow the sheep and do not flay
tonds les brebis et ne les écorche pas
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