mown vs moan vs mowed

mown moan mowed

Definitions

  • 1) A past participle of mow.
  • 2) (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
  • 3) Past participle of mow
  • 4) Sameasmoun.
  • 5) Cut down by mowing, as grass; deprived of grass by mowing.

Definitions

  • 1) a low, mournful cry of pain, sorrow or pleasure
  • 2) A low, sustained, mournful cry, usually indicative of sorrow or pain.
  • 3) A complaint.
  • 4) A low mournful or murmuring sound; -- of things.
  • 5) A low prolonged sound, articulate or not, indicative of pain or of grief; a low groan.
  • 6) an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
  • 7) A low dull sound resembling that made by a person moaning.
  • 8) Lament: lamentation; complaint: especially in the phrase to make one's moan.
  • 9) A low dull sound expressing grief or pain; a sound of lamentation not so deep as a groan; audible expression of sorrow; grief expressed in words or cries.
  • 10) to make a moan or similar sound
  • 11) to complain
  • 12) indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure
  • 13) To bewail or bemoan.
  • 14) To complain, lament, or grieve.
  • 15) To utter with moans or a moan.
  • 16) To utter a moan or moans.
  • 17) To make a sound resembling a moan.
  • 18) To make a low prolonged sound of grief or pain, whether articulate or not; to groan softly and continuously.
  • 19) To emit a sound like moan; -- said of things inanimate.
  • 20) obsolete To afflict; to distress.
  • 21) To bewail audibly; to lament.

Definitions

  • 1) Simple past tense and past participle of mow.

Examples

  • 1) The nearby graves had been roughly weeded and the grass rather poorly mown, leaving an ankle-deep mulch of cuttings.
  • 2) The larks will rise vertically out of the marram grass, which smells warm like mown hay.
  • 3) People lay in twisted heaps where they'd been mown down in windrows during the first moments of the attack.
  • 4) "mown" and will be a family pet for years before ending up in the freezer.
  • 5) I do however, care greatly that innocent members of the public are not mown down by stolen cars/motorbikes or, for that matter police cars.
  • 6) One would assume this is because the moment ten people get together in a public square to call for Gaddafi's removal in the Libyan capital they will be mown down with machine gun fire as the first syllables escape their lips.
  • 7) The smell of mown grass was the sensation Robert Luke remembers triggering his epiphany.
  • 8) It has a vanilla-like odour familiar to many as the smell of newly mown hay.
  • 9) The air here smelled like freshly mown hay, a welcome change from the cabin that smelled like cigarette smoke.
  • 10) Ahead of us, and to our left and right, was nothing but a vast, uninterrupted expanse of mown grass stretching into the distance.

Examples

  • 1) Twitter users hit out at him yesterday after he moaned about noisy infants on planes.
  • 2) The players were not having it though and there were moans and groans.
  • 3) People have moaned about this being too nostalgic and unrealistic.
  • 4) She moans a lot about her boyfriend.
  • 5) Share your romantic troubles and moan about your bad knee.
  • 6) Everything that you are moaning about is within your control.
  • 7) People who live near a busy road often moan about traffic noise, and they have my sympathy.
  • 8) He'd moan the Orient always got the wrong brother.
  • 9) No more moaning about my lot in life.
  • 10) Sitting at home moaning is no good.
  • 11) You had a good old moan over the expenses crackdown.
  • 12) When they came here they were all moaning and groaning at what we were doing.
  • 13) They were always moaning in the steam of the laundry room.
  • 14) No one has grumbled or moaned about it.
  • 15) They left me on the floor moaning from the pain in my arm.
  • 16) The amount of moaning and complaining coming from certain sections of the stands was unbelievable.
  • 17) The wind would moan and rattle in the hall.
  • 18) Daring to talk about it in less than a glowing light can sound like moaning.
  • 19) She had another good moan about her lack of military decoration.
  • 20) Who will you call when you feel like a good old moan?
  • 21) We make each other laugh and we moan about life and what we have to put up with each day.
  • 22) The animal gave out low, rhythmic moans as it struggled to breathe in and out.
  • 23) As we were having this jamboree, her breathing became more laboured and she made a moaning noise.
  • 24) He moans about the traffic.
  • 25) The sugar train to Matanzas started with a trundle and a high moan from the horn, pulling away from the suburbs of Havana with stateliness rather than speed, pursued by stragglers who hopped aboard like hobos catching a freight.
  • 26) Why she thinks that anyone cares about her weight, or why she thinks it's necessary to go to a major magazine and bitch and moan is beyond me.
  • 27) Then come the hippos, who moan from the nearby Chari River (we didn't know they were hippos at the time).
  • 28) Then there was a sort of sighing moan from the crowd on the cliff, who had been there all night for the French to land, and then Lord Arden's voice –
  • 29) A moan from the sickly lad in the corner of the hut, roused David from the amazed stare with which he was contemplating the little eager, wiry, energetic old man.
  • 30) The moan was a wordless cry of hunger that drifted to them through the pillars of oak trees, like the plaintive call of a wandering ghost.
  • 31) The entire P.E. class groaned in unison, and my moan was the loudest of all.
  • 32) ‘Her soft moans of pleasure were a welcome sound to his ears as his lips’
  • 33) ‘They both let out soft moans as waves of pleasure coursed through their bodies.’
  • 34) ‘Picking up his chopsticks eagerly, he took a bite and gave a low moan of pleasure at its delicious taste.’
  • 35) ‘They all were having nightmares and the mental sound of moans and groans rang out in everyone's mind.’
  • 36) ‘There was a moment of deadly calm before people began to move, soft moans of pain from all around.’
  • 37) ‘She blinked a few times, slowly becoming aware of the figure she still clutched to on her left, and a soft moan of pain at her right.’
  • 38) ‘The one that had stirred seemed to struggle through a haze to sit up, and finally succeeding, with a low moan of pain.’
  • 39) ‘It's very funny, but the camera slowly slides into the next apartment and we realize that the moans aren't sexual ecstasy but horrific pain.’
  • 40) ‘There were farther off sections dedicated to suit the reader's tastes more efficiently, a whole block of gothic and horrifying tales were emitting soft moans and howls.’
  • 41) ‘She gave out a low moan, the only sound she could currently force out of her throat, and attempted to raise her hands to massage her throbbing temples.’
  • 42) ‘Until I heard a soft moan and the sound of fabric rustling.’
  • 43) ‘The figure in there stirred slightly, a low moan sounding.’
  • 44) ‘His ears began to twitch when they picked up the sound of a soft moan coming from within the rubble.’
  • 45) ‘I could hear her making very subtle moans of pleasure.’
  • 46) ‘At first he thought it was a moan of pleasure, and he'd pulled her closer to him.’
  • 47) ‘And these are not the howls and moans commonly associated with the cinematic representation of sexual pleasure.’
  • 48) ‘Her hands clutched feebly around the silky pillowcase and her parched throat just barely managed to utter a low pain filled moan.’
  • 49) ‘When she whispered this Jake let out a low moan as he suddenly felt a white hot pain in his stomach.’
  • 50) ‘I was riding a bike. The fear was still there, coming out of me in a low moan.’
  • 51) ‘The shrieks soon became moans and the moans yelps and the yelps intermittent sobbing, and only after an unimaginable amount of time did the sobbing become silence.’
  • 52) ‘The lower notes especially sound like soft and breathy human or animal moans.’
  • 53) ‘It's an assortment of squeaks, shuffles, buzzers, bells, beeps, blips, barks, sighs, moans, cries, and screams.’
  • 54) ‘The room was empty and, except for the occasional moans of the wind, there was no sound.’
  • 55) ‘For a moment the only sound in the room was the moan of the wind as it rushed past the frost-glazed windows.’
  • 56) ‘The only sound, other than the eerie whistle of the wind, is the moan of prayer horns, blown by maroon-robed monks, which echo ominously across the valley.’
  • 57) ‘Just granite, ice, and the eerie moan of the wind whenever we stopped.’
  • 58) ‘The rattling resumed, louder, and over the noise came the unmistakeable moan of something out of this world.’
  • 59) ‘And then halfway through the tune, for the bridge, we'd burst into a whale solo, a poor imitation of whale clicks and moans and calls.’
  • 60) ‘You can stand there and listen to the wind moan, and wonder, Am I really in the presence of the great San Andreas Fault?’
  • 61) ‘A howling moan, like storm winds rattling windows, came from the charging creatures.’
  • 62) ‘It's during this time that male humpbacks emit vocalizations that sound, at least to human ears, like barks, chirps, and moans.’
  • 63) ‘Outside the gale force wind shrieks and moans as it whistles around the house and rain lashes the window panes.’
  • 64) ‘The animals' haunting moans and long complex songs - emitted only by males - are apparently used to woo females and to competitively display to rival males.’
  • 65) ‘Amongst the moans of the wind, they hear a keening wail that sets her hairs standing up.’
  • 66) ‘He took Gonzo's instrument in both hands and blew it gently, resulting in a low moan.’
  • 67) ‘The noise sounded like a soft moan and echoed through the silence that surrounded the house.’
  • 68) ‘I'd love it if they'd put up a fight against his nomination, but I seriously doubt they will beyond a few moans and groans for theater.’
  • 69) ‘When the draw was made it was met by a few moans and groans from the lads.’
  • 70) ‘The pupils come to me with their moans and groans, but I have heard nothing regarding them being attacked.’
  • 71) ‘There have been moans and groans about the conditions in the cells but we have a responsibility to keep them to Home Office guidelines.’
  • 72) ‘Every year it surpasses itself with kitschness and when you see it listed on the television schedule, eyes invariably roll to heaven accompanied by moans and groans of distaste.’
  • 73) ‘He somehow remains a lad, despite his moans and groans.’
  • 74) ‘They need to be controlled, irrespective of the moans and groans from those motorists who want to drive where they want at the speed they want.’
  • 75) ‘These days it's me who inflicts my moans and groans onto my younger friends.’
  • 76) ‘In fact, to listen to all of the moans and groans, it seems like just about the only thing the rankings got right was the No.1.’
  • 77) ‘Years of moans and groans about the setting of the memorial came to an end this week as scaffolding was removed to reveal the new wall.’
  • 78) ‘And now the moans and groans of the over 50s has been given an airing in a survey.’
  • 79) ‘Can we have more imaginative and creative solutions to this problem rather than moans and groans?’
  • 80) ‘There are a few moans and groans of course, but you have that same sense of identity.’
  • 81) ‘I hear many moans and groans from bar, shop and restaurant owners that profits and numbers are getting lower every year.’
  • 82) ‘There were the obligatory moans and groans from the entire class.’
  • 83) ‘There were moans and groans as people had to sit with ones they dislike.’
  • 84) ‘You could hear the moans and groans when it was mentioned that five individuals had tied at 37 points.’
  • 85) ‘Yet, despite the moans and groans, few people would ultimately argue against the need for employment rights.’
  • 86) ‘I can understand their moans and groans about one or two refereeing decisions, but they blew it.’
  • 87) ‘Despite moans and groans, they complied with orders and continued their journey.’
  • 88) ‘I don't think a web site has actually made me physically moan with anticipation and pleasure before now.’
  • 89) ‘The mash had just the right amount of truffle oil and a general richness to make you moan with pleasure and the gravy was unbelievable.’
  • 90) ‘Panforte, panettone and nougat to drool over and an Italian wine list to make oenophiles moan with pleasure.’
  • 91) ‘She moaned with pleasure she felt so resigned to him.’
  • 92) ‘When she finally awoke she moaned in pleasure rubbing her face against her soft pillow and gripping another pillow in her arms tightly.’
  • 93) ‘Rapid eye movement is at all times detected, and occasionally the patient will moan, even scream during his rest.’
  • 94) ‘I headed out to the grocery store to buy a crate of limes while the crew was laid out on infirmary cots in the garage, moaning over their painful open sores.’
  • 95) ‘I peeked open my eyes, moaning at the bright light my room was filled with.’
  • 96) ‘Robbie moaned as he opened one of his massive text books.’
  • 97) ‘I gently nudged him with my elbow until he moaned and opened his right eye.’
  • 98) ‘I moaned, opened my eyes and found myself lying on my back at the foot of a large tree.’
  • 99) ‘Soldiers still moaned from within the human compost, most begging for water or death.’
  • 100) ‘She was on the back, the pain so fierce that she moaned.’
  • 101) ‘His voice moaned and wailed, expressing the deepest sorrows of a condemned sinner.’
  • 102) ‘As he fell and rolled on the ground he moaned and groaned.’
  • 103) ‘She's staggering under the weight, moaning and weeping and acting scared.’
  • 104) ‘In the distances he could hear moaning and wailing.’
  • 105) ‘Hundreds of Shiite worshippers, weeping and moaning in grief, beat their chests in mourning.’
  • 106) ‘For a minute she was angry - to weep and wail and moan at a time like this, when the true victims needed to live on borrowed strength for a while.’
  • 107) ‘Amongst these tables, were haphazardly scattered stools, many that moaned unsettlingly and pitched at various intervals.’
  • 108) ‘She lay frozen on the bed for a moment, straining to hear, above the moaning of the wind, the human sounds that she knew must be present in the room.’
  • 109) ‘Stopping and walking back, she opened the door which moaned in response.’
  • 110) ‘The bathroom door moaned slightly as she opened it just enough to allow herself through.’
  • 111) ‘Even more slowly than before the doors began to open, moaning all the while.’
  • 112) ‘The dam was moaning, opening, unlocking a furtive, unknown world beneath.’
  • 113) ‘When a young poet fails to find the words he can moan and wail and lament his wanton muse, gone off and left him bereft and lonesome.’
  • 114) ‘And again there was weeping and moaning throughout the land for the hero was saddened by his friend's illness.’
  • 115) ‘I would suggest that there is more moaning and groaning than booing, and this is not just in the stands.’
  • 116) ‘Ok, time to stop whingeing, moaning and complaining about my life, cause its not that bad.’
  • 117) ‘However, I could hear ol Bessie moaning and groaning.’
  • 118) ‘Are not the children now and the generations to come so much more important than moaning and groaning about change?’
  • 119) ‘He had a very well paid, every varying and exclusive job millions of people would kill for and was still moaning and groaning about Matt.’
  • 120) ‘He never grumbled or moaned about his illness - he just got on with life.’
  • 121) ‘We talked about school, friends, family and browsed among all these various topics, usually complaining or moaning about them in some way.’
  • 122) ‘I spent this August moaning and complaining because I felt my life was not as fulfilling as I would like it to be, but why?’
  • 123) ‘Kelly was moaning and complaining about what was going on at her home, and Cat was joking around as usual.’
  • 124) ‘They are not whingeing and moaning like that member, who wants to make a political point.’
  • 125) ‘Don't sit there moaning and complaining about all the work you've got to do.’
  • 126) ‘He had been the one she complained and moaned to about her parents.’
  • 127) ‘Sure, I can moan about everything as much as I like, but at the end of the day it's just a job.’
  • 128) ‘It makes me really angry that there are some who moan and complain about exams getting easier based on year-on-year improvements in the results.’
  • 129) ‘I assume it is easier for small-minded people to moan and complain about benefits than actually ask the questions which matter.’
  • 130) ‘However the people who do moan and complain about smokers have no right, there are no smoking areas all over the place!’
  • 131) ‘She once took me to a Mums ‘n’ Tots meeting - a bunch of giddy women comparing nappy contents and moaning about their husbands.’
  • 132) ‘Grandpa is still talking about the 30's and Husband is still moaning about his knees.’
  • 133) ‘I am tired of my husband moaning that every bed he sleeps in is too small.’
  • 134) ‘Joking apart, my husband has been moaning at me for weeks to fly to the UK where I would be safe.’

Examples

  • 1) What do you actually do there, apart from mow the lawn?
  • 2) While their mother is more interested in trying to get them to mow the lawn.
  • 3) The wages you failed to pay the workmen who mowed your fields are crying out against you.
  • 4) They walked away but the car followed and mowed him down.
  • 5) The overgrown areas were finally mowed yesterday.
  • 6) We walked most of the way down through pine woods and meadows of mown hay.
  • 7) We did not prune his roses but we mowed the grass and things like that.
  • 8) Dig up the weeds and mow the lawn.
  • 9) He went to put away the mowing machine.
  • 10) Freshly mown grass on a spring day.
  • 11) The grass needs mowing and both homes cleaning.
  • 12) If you have a large lawn with underused areas you can mow paths through it rather than cutting the entire area.
  • 13) With mown paths winding through it.
  • 14) This isn't like seeing her mother or mowing the lawn.
  • 15) A heady scent of newly mown hay and honeysuckle wafted in through the open window.
  • 16) They kept to their side of the stone wall and we kept to ours - except to mow the field a few times a year.
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