sore vs saw vs soar

sore saw soar

Definitions

  • 1) A source of pain, distress, or irritation.
  • 2) An open skin lesion, wound, or ulcer.
  • 3) A place in an animal body where the skin and flesh are ruptured or bruised, so as to be tender or painful; a painful or diseased place, such as an ulcer or a boil.
  • 4) Fig.: Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty.
  • 5) (Zoöl.) A young hawk or falcon in the first year.
  • 6) (Med.) See under Gold, n.
  • 7) (Zoöl.) A young buck in the fourth year. See the Note under Buck.
  • 8) A buck of the fourth year. See sorrel, 3.
  • 9) A source of grief, distress, annoyance, or bitterness; a misfortune; a trouble.
  • 10) A hawk of the first year.
  • 11) A state of suffering or pain; grief; sorrow; misery.
  • 12) A wounded or diseased spot on an animal body; a painful or painfully tender place, with or without solution of continuity, on or near the surface of the body.
  • 13) Causing pain or discomfort; painfully sensitive.
  • 14) Dire; distressing.
  • 15) Full of distress; sorrowful.
  • 16) Causing embarrassment or irritation.
  • 17) Painful to the touch; tender.
  • 18) Causing misery, sorrow, or distress; grievous.
  • 19) Informal Angry; offended.
  • 20) Feeling physical pain; hurting.
  • 21) obsolete Criminal; wrong; evil.
  • 22) Severe; afflictive; distressing.
  • 23) (Zoöl.) See Sore, n., 1.
  • 24) Fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation.
  • 25) See Angina, and under Putrid.
  • 26) (Med.) inflammation of the throat and tonsils; pharyngitis. See Cynanche.
  • 27) Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; -- said of the body or its parts.
  • 28) rare Reddish brown; sorrel.
  • 29) Sorely.
  • 30) Greatly; violently; deeply.
  • 31) In a sore manner; with pain; grievously.
  • 32) Firmly;tightly;fast.
  • 33) Tomakesore;wound.
  • 34) To mutilate the legs or feet of (a horse) in order to induce a particular gait in the animal.

Definitions

  • 1) A familiar saying, especially one that has become trite through repetition. synonym: saying.
  • 2) Any of various tools, either hand-operated or power-driven, having a thin metal blade or disk with a sharp, usually toothed edge, used for cutting wood, metal, or other hard materials.
  • 3) the form of cotton gin invented by Eli Whitney, in which the cotton fibers are drawn, by the teeth of a set of revolving circular saws, through a wire grating which is too fine for the seeds to pass.
  • 4) a disk of steel with saw teeth upon its periphery, and revolved on an arbor.
  • 5) a bench or table with a flat top for for sawing, especially with a circular saw which projects above the table.
  • 6) a three-cornered file, such as is used for sharpening saw teeth.
  • 7) obsolete Dictate; command; decree.
  • 8) A saying; a proverb; a maxim.
  • 9) See under Band, Crosscut, etc.
  • 10) a saw frame.
  • 11) 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.
  • 12) obsolete Something said; speech; discourse.
  • 13) the frame or sash in a sawmill, in which the saw, or gang of saws, is held.
  • 14) A keyhole saw; a saw which has a very narrow, thin blade, so that it can turn comers.
  • 15) The act of sawing or see-sawing; specifically, in whist [U. S.], same as see-saw, 3 .
  • 16) Particularly, a saw used by lumbermen for cutting logs from tree-trunks, having an edge slightly convex in the cutting-plane, a handle at each end projecting from and at right angles with the back in the plane of the blade, and teeth filed so that the saw cuts when drawn in either direction. It is operated by two workmen, one at each handle.
  • 17) A Scotch form of salve.
  • 18) A sawing-machine, as a scroll-saw or jig-saw.
  • 19) A tale; story; recital. Compare saga.
  • 20) (See also back-saw, band-saw, belt-saw, buzz-saw, center-saw, chain-saw, fret-saw, gang-saw, gig-saw, ice-saw, jig-saw, rabbet-saw, ring-saw, etc.)
  • 21) A proverbial saying; maxim; proverb.
  • 22) Preterit of see.
  • 23) A decree.
  • 24) A cutting-tool consisting of a metal blade, band, or plate with the edge armed with cutting teeth, worked either by a reciprocating movement, as in a hand-saw, or by a continuous motion in one direction, as in a circular saw, a band-saw, and an annular saw.
  • 25) A saw-blade together with the handles or frame to which the blade is attached, as a hand-saw, wood-saw, or hack-saw.
  • 26) A saying; speech; discourse; word.
  • 27) In zoology and comparative anatomy, a serrated formation or organ, or a serrated arrangement of parts of formations or organs.
  • 28) In surgery, a trephine.
  • 29) A circular saw turning in a vertical plane or with its shaft horizontal.
  • 30) imp.ofsee.
  • 31) To use a saw.
  • 32) To undergo cutting with a saw.
  • 33) To produce or shape with a saw.
  • 34) To make back-and-forth motions through or on.
  • 35) To cut or divide with a saw.
  • 36) To be cut with a saw.
  • 37) To use a saw; to practice sawing.
  • 38) To cut, as a saw.
  • 39) To form by cutting with a saw.
  • 40) To cut with a saw; to separate with a saw.
  • 41) Also used figuratively.

Definitions

  • 1) The act of soaring.
  • 2) An upward flight.
  • 3) The altitude or scope attained in soaring.
  • 4) The act of soaring; upward flight.
  • 5) See sore.
  • 6) The act of soaring, or rising in the air.
  • 7) The height attained in soaring; the range of one who or that which soars.
  • 8) obsolete See 3d sore.
  • 9) See sore, reddish brown.
  • 10) (Zoöl.) See Sore falcon, under Sore.
  • 11) To mount upward on wings, or as on wings.
  • 12) figuratively To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.
  • 13) To rise, especially rapidly or unusually high.
  • 14) To fly by means of a glider or other unpowered aircraft.
  • 15) To fly aloft with little effort, as a bird.
  • 16) fly by means of a hang glider
  • 17) go or move upward
  • 18) fly upwards or high in the sky
  • 19) fly a plane without an engine
  • 20) To maintain altitude without moving the wings or using an engine; glide.
  • 21) To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level: synonym: rise.
  • 22) To rise or fly into the air.
  • 23) Fig.: To rise in thought, spirits, or imagination; to be exalted in mood.
  • 24) To fly aloft, as a bird; to mount upward on wings, or as on wings.
  • 25) (Aëronautics) To fly by wind power; to glide indefinitely without loss of altitude.

Examples

  • 1) The personal touch of their pastor soothes sore feelings.
  • 2) We stuck out like sore thumbs but had some of the best nights of our lives.
  • 3) Do your legs and arms sometimes feel sore and tight?
  • 4) The branding question remains an open sore.
  • 5) There will be a lot of tough points to play when your legs are sore and burning.
  • 6) The real reason behind her absence was a sore throat.
  • 7) My mouth was still sore and my antibiotics had yet to arrive.
  • 8) No wonder some are feeling a bit sore now.
  • 9) The disease causes sores which weep a red liquid.
  • 10) He needed a cortisone injection to ease the pain in a sore ankle.
  • 11) Unlimited venture capitalism rode in gaudy style down streets lined with beggars showing off their sores and wounds.
  • 12) High tackle count equals sore body.
  • 13) It causes painful blisters and sores.
  • 14) For example, an infected cold sore or an insect bite.
  • 15) You do the rehab, the body is sore.
  • 16) It is to be hoped that Kit did see some of the money, as he was in sore need of it.
  • 17) But Opee-Kwan doubted, and brushed his hand across his brow in sore puzzlement.
  • 18) At the end he emerged exhausted, sobbing for breath, his jaw sore from a first-blow, his shoulder aching from the bruise of a club, the blood running warmly down one leg from the rip of a dog's fangs, and both sleeves of his parka torn to shreds.
  • 19) My entire upper body was sore from the experience.
  • 20) When the banks demanded that he pay his loans, he knew that the banks were in sore need of the money.
  • 21) Those lunatics believe they are a majority and will be sore from the whooping they will take in the next elections.
  • 22) The Republican party has no reguard for laws, this is a hangover from the Bushies Admin sore losers.
  • 23) The Chinese cure for canker sore is called Watermelon Frost
  • 24) I already had a bleeding sore from the pole so when we stopped and I was allowed to sit down.
  • 25) ‘My whole body was sore and my legs ached as I made my way to the cafeteria.’
  • 26) ‘By Tuesday, your throat is sore, your joints ache and you feel lousy.’
  • 27) ‘I mean headache, sore throat, muscle ache, stomachache, fever, and all that good stuff.’
  • 28) ‘Her whole body was sore, and she felt ready to go to bed.’
  • 29) ‘Her entire body was soon sore as she managed to sit up, rubbing at her throbbing head, trying to massage her temples.’
  • 30) ‘Bobby felt quite a bit better the following morning, but his entire body was still sore.’
  • 31) ‘My body was still sore from the onslaught and I had not moved the few times I had woken.’
  • 32) ‘Every part of his body was sore, and he felt extremely exhausted, like he had been working non-stop for a week.’
  • 33) ‘Potential side-effects include sensitivity of the teeth to hot and cold, a sore throat, tender gums and white patches on the gums.’
  • 34) ‘A sudden onset of high fever, headache, a transient body rash, a sore throat and cough are the first signs.’
  • 35) ‘It is known to help treat wounds, sore gums and throats and even acne.’
  • 36) ‘Some people also have a fever, a sore throat, deep tiredness and body aches.’
  • 37) ‘It's possible that one may get a low-grade fever, slight sore throat, or muscle aches in the 24 hours following a flu shot.’
  • 38) ‘After waking up with a sore throat, slight fever, and aches all over, I'm now realizing it's a good day to be sick.’
  • 39) ‘Common symptoms of the flu include headache, chills, a dry cough, aches and fever and a sore throat.’
  • 40) ‘A sore throat is excruciating, but when it is coupled with a fever and a headache and a clogged up nose, it is more than miserable.’
  • 41) ‘In diphtheria, the throat is moderately sore, with tender cervical adenopathy.’
  • 42) ‘Topical pain relievers are creams, lotions, or sprays that you put on your skin to relieve pain from sore muscles and arthritis.’
  • 43) ‘He winced slightly as pain shot from his sore ankle and into his knee.’
  • 44) ‘It usually focuses on specific areas of the body, such as sore joints or muscles, to improve mobility and reduce pain.’
  • 45) ‘The landing stunned me and I was really sore and in pain.’
  • 46) ‘Either way, never use more weight than you can handle with perfect form, and slow down if you feel pain during a workout or are especially sore or stiff the next day.’
  • 47) ‘I'm already so sore inside that a little pain outside might actually be welcome, to create some equilibrium.’
  • 48) ‘Even though all the pain was gone, I was still very sore and got tired easily which I didn't understand.’
  • 49) ‘He was extremely sore but exhilarated at the same time.’
  • 50) ‘He said he was stiff and sore but had no serious injuries.’
  • 51) ‘I might be extremely sore today, but I was still managing to mix it up quite successfully with belts of my level last night…’
  • 52) ‘I burst in to tears again, I quickly stumbled out of my bed, trying to run away, forgetting I was extremely sore.’
  • 53) ‘Kamaria glowered, still sore at having not noticed Link's talent sooner and angry at Linden for agreeing with him.’
  • 54) ‘The Pacific Islander community is surely sore at being left out.’
  • 55) ‘Bear and Tiger became my friend but falcon was still sore at me for nearly killing him the first time we meet in the master's house.’
  • 56) ‘He looked at his buddies, all of whom were looking particularly sore at his victory.’
  • 57) ‘Had he been in a good mood, he might have spared me some suffering, but I'm sure he was still sore at me for yesterday morning.’
  • 58) ‘An old man was sore at having come to know about it so late in my life.’
  • 59) ‘The youth crowd around him and some take pictures; party activists feel sore at being kept away from him.’
  • 60) ‘I yelled too loud, but I was sore, angry and tired of being used as a large punching bag by a spoiled four-year old.’
  • 61) ‘. He was angry, now, sore as a skunk and with enough whisky inside him to keep Jim Beam going for ten years or so.’
  • 62) ‘And the politically correct meddlers, abiding in the town halls and government departments of the land, were sore annoyed.’
  • 63) ‘I'm sore from the hurt, from anger, from being left or having to leave, sore from all of that uninterrupted feeling.’
  • 64) ‘Are you sore you missed out on the WotW trophy this week?’
  • 65) ‘What really made people sore was a system of political cronyism that awarded jobs and benefits to ruling party sympathizers.’
  • 66) ‘He said the annual extravaganza, held in Aberystwyth, was in sore need of funds.’
  • 67) ‘He was lean and muscular, but painful scars and sores ran across his body like tattoos.’
  • 68) ‘A mouth ulcer is a painful sore in the mouth on either the cheeks or gums.’
  • 69) ‘Painful spots or blisters turn into open sores, which scab over and heal.’
  • 70) ‘Your partner could pass the infection to you even if there are no painful sores.’
  • 71) ‘People generally try to avoid brown recluse spiders because their bites fester into painful sores.’
  • 72) ‘For the animals, they develop nasty, fluid-filled sores all over their bodies.’
  • 73) ‘One of the sores on her body had penetrated to the bone.’
  • 74) ‘The sores are sometimes very painful but generally heal in 1 to 2 weeks without scarring.’
  • 75) ‘He had red sores all over his body, and his skin and hair was white.’
  • 76) ‘Children with Coxsackie virus may become dehydrated because mouth sores can make it painful to eat and drink.’
  • 77) ‘The water is completely polluted in all of these villages and the people have horrible sores on their bodies.’
  • 78) ‘Some women are missing limbs, some women have sores over their body.’
  • 79) ‘After a few days, of course, the Avalyskians began to notice sores on their bodies and realized something was up.’
  • 80) ‘So she was left alone, with her body full of sores, especially on her head.’
  • 81) ‘Melphalan may cause nausea, vomiting diarrhea, and severe mucositis with painful mouth sores.’
  • 82) ‘In late summer this year, she was found wandering around South Milford, near Selby, covered in painful sores and having difficulty in breathing.’
  • 83) ‘Or you can mix 25 drops into 100 ml of hot water and gently apply to cuts, abrasions, sores and ulcers.’
  • 84) ‘There were open sores and wounds all over her body and she was hardly able to walk.’
  • 85) ‘Peptic ulcers are open sores that develop on the inside lining of your stomach, upper small intestine or esophagus.’
  • 86) ‘You can use them to treat sores, bruises, cuts, boils and inflammatory skin conditions.’
  • 87) ‘It was a nasty game where old sores festered and attempts were made to settle long standing bitterness.’
  • 88) ‘The Secretary argued that the reopening of all these old sores would benefit none but Germany.’
  • 89) ‘The traditionalists of the discontinuant left keep scratching the same old sores.’
  • 90) ‘Old sores weighed heavily on his mind and he vowed to repay them.’
  • 91) ‘Saturn points to all the open sores and cherished old wounds where we feel vulnerable to attack.’
  • 92) ‘One poor display does not make a team a bad one, but problems that had been festering broke out into full-blown sores.’
  • 93) ‘Perhaps it does not go too far to assert that until the Kashmir sore is at last healed, the poison that produced Gujarat will make other Gujarats increasingly likely.’
  • 94) ‘Regardless of its symbolic significance, however, Sangatte remains a pressing problem in its own right, and a running sore in Anglo-French relations.’
  • 95) ‘Now her neighbours are campaigning for action to eradicate the problem, which has been a running sore in the neighbourhood for several years.’
  • 96) ‘The report adverts to a problem, which was to become a running sore, of allocating cash received by VKV to particular invoices.’
  • 97) ‘For most of Elizabeth's reign, Ireland remained a festering sore in the Tudor body politic.’
  • 98) ‘And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them; and they were sore afraid.’
  • 99) ‘And such men were sore afraid for the sons of Kahn.’
  • 100) ‘I pounded on her door, and as I did I heard my own heart pounding, for I was sore afraid that someone might be up and after me.’
  • 101) ‘The men were sore afraid, but such was the confidence of Moses they were willing to follow him.’

Examples

  • 1) The old saw says that politics is showbiz for ugly people.
  • 2) The harsh reality hit home when you went in and saw people leaving and clearing their desks.
  • 3) What the public saw was something else.
  • 4) saw one shot from distance bobble wide.
  • 5) Surely a circular saw makes far too much noise for any simultaneous talk to be heard?
  • 6) Thankfully common sense has been returned to a policy that many saw as more about cutting costs than cutting crime.
  • 7) The religious man used the saw.
  • 8) He is kicking around somewhere, menacingly sawing wood with what sounds like a chainsaw.
  • 9) Security sources said that the assailants used a saw to cut metal bars from the ship's railings.
  • 10) These herbaceous perennials have tough underground stems, and you may need to use a small saw to cut them up.
  • 11) He had to saw through the wood before lifting the creature out and releasing it by a garden pond in Norwich.
  • 12) I have a saw in one hand, a grand piano in the other.
  • 13) He said: 'He saw what happened as the car went out of control.
  • 14) I saw them on Idol last night and planned to check them out today..saw them on iTunes, but didn't check amazon yet.
  • 15) While other people gazed across the beautiful grounds ofFortBenning and saw a rolling landscape dotted with enormous old trees, Guy only saw… hell.
  • 16) It blew aside, and I saw - I saw - Bel aid me, Conan, I say I saw\ My blood froze in my veins and my hair stood up.
  • 17) _Say what you like_, the three shop-attendants afterwards repeated to anyone who would listen, _say what you like, but we saw what we saw_.
  • 18) When Althea saw Albert in khaki, she _saw_ him: this time no indifference, no fusing him with the crowd, no letting him fade away unnoticed.
  • 19) Yes, I have saw him wunst; and that Yes, _once_; and that was before was before you seed him. you _saw_ him.
  • 20) I saw the most unimaginable things with the women, with the men, with parents, and with the sweet, matchless children; I saw” said the Shadow, “what no human being must know, but what they would all so willingly know—what is bad in their neighbor.
  • 21) Then, all at once, he saw, -- yea, verily, he _saw_, -- standing near the school entrance, a man from the great outer world!
  • 22) I think the hallucination theory is out of court, too, and there is nothing left but the old-fashioned one, that what he said he saw, _he saw_, and did not fancy; and that which he said he heard, _he heard_; and that it was not a buzzing of a diseased nerve in his own ears, but the actual speech of the glorified Christ.
  • 23) I _saw_ her, I saw her, as I see you now, -- the proud young form with such a depth of grace, in its strange repose, and -- where are you going?
  • 24) ‘Mark the cut line on the board and position the saw with its blade on the line.’
  • 25) ‘Pruning saws have narrower blades with coarse teeth that are designed to cut on the pull stroke.’
  • 26) ‘Some grout saws have teeth, others have abrasive coatings on the blade.’
  • 27) ‘Jacob awoke on a cold morning to an unending beeping and a sound only comparable to a saw cutting wood.’
  • 28) ‘A pruning saw with a curved blade that's narrow at the tip will help you get into tight spaces.’
  • 29) ‘A contractor saw or a hybrid saw of good quality suits the needs of most woodworkers.’
  • 30) ‘Perforated hardboard hung on the wall behind or near a workbench gives you a great way to store saws, chisels and the like, because it's so easy to rearrange the various hooks and holders.’
  • 31) ‘Small hand bowsaws or pruning saws may be suitable for small operations.’
  • 32) ‘There are various types of saws: keyhole, coping, hack, and hand.’
  • 33) ‘Mark the opening for the niche, and cut it out with a sharp utility knife or a wallboard saw.’
  • 34) ‘Going in with a pruning saw to undo a decade or more of overgrowth in one shot can be disastrous to an old tree.’
  • 35) ‘It helps to wrap an elastic cord around the whole bunch and use a saw to cut the old stems below the cord.’
  • 36) ‘To cut quickly and safely, saws must be sharpened often.’
  • 37) ‘The study, involving more than 14,000 Utah students, noted that nearly 89 percent of these accidents involved the use of equipment such as table saws, band saws and other saws.’
  • 38) ‘We all probably already know that sharp tools like saws and knives are needed to carve pumpkins and that taking precautions when using the tools is a necessity.’
  • 39) ‘Most tile stores sell grout saws, an inexpensive tool with a wooden or plastic handle and a tip covered with carbide grit.’
  • 40) ‘He found a number of small cutting tools and what he believed was a bone saw.’
  • 41) ‘Many were idle now, but some still turned, and it didn't need a good ears to hear the sounds of hammers, saws, chisels, and other tools coming from the large brick buildings clustered about them.’
  • 42) ‘Also on display were his tools - a hammer, saws and knives - whose whittled handles bear elaborate designs and whose blades are made from scrap metal.’
  • 43) ‘There were saws and a small ax in Thad's tool chest that luckily was in a closet and not left in the truck.’
  • 44) ‘It's a super-modern sawmill with huge mechanical saws controlled by computers.’
  • 45) ‘Use of power drills or saws should be avoided if they are likely to come into contact with high-infectivity tissue.’
  • 46) ‘Instead, the company has focused on repeatedly modernizing its production facilities with tools such as computer-controlled, laser-guided saws.’
  • 47) ‘One of the more popular saws for harvesting is a power driven circular saw mounted on the end of a wand or boom.’
  • 48) ‘The saw was also equipped with a mechanism for tightening and tracking the blade.’
  • 49) ‘Most power saws made today have ports that can attach to vacuum tubing.’
  • 50) ‘Remember that cutting this product - especially with power saws - produces a fine dust with microscopic fibers in it, so it's imperative that you wear both a respirator and goggles.’
  • 51) ‘You can't expect good results using the standard blades that come with most saws.’
  • 52) ‘These saws have a full cabinet that contains the motor and are the largest, heaviest and most expensive of the table saw models.’
  • 53) ‘In addition, he claims that he was required to operate machinery with moving parts including band saw blades and cut saws, work which can be very difficult and which is potentially dangerous.’
  • 54) ‘Brick saws also utilize a water-cooled, diamond-tipped circular blade, but the blade and the motor are mounted overhead in a pivoting frame.’
  • 55) ‘Some types of saws utilize a blade that is coupled directly to the motor, which cuts down on weight and cost but typically reduces the amount of torque generated.’
  • 56) ‘With a combination blade in your saw, set the depth of cut just to cut through the sheathing.’
  • 57) ‘Hold the base plate, or shoe, of the saw against the board to be sure the blade is lined up with the line.’
  • 58) ‘Speed boats raced through the waves making a pattern of sound similar to a chain saw cutting through tough wood.’
  • 59) ‘If you don't own a miter saw, rent one.’
  • 60) ‘In addition, the noise from electric saws frightens away the fauna for miles around, emptying the forest of life.’
  • 61) ‘Since you cannot score and crack it like ceramic tiles, your best bet is to rent a wet saw.’
  • 62) ‘The parallel blades of a gang saw may take a week to slice through one granite block.’
  • 63) ‘Sanded and rough sawn plywood will develop surface checks, especially when exposed to moisture and sunlight.’
  • 64) ‘Dust mask and goggles are necessary for work with all types of insulation, or when sawing wood.’
  • 65) ‘If a supervisor spends eight hours of his nine-hour workday alongside a crew of carpenters, sawing wood and pounding nails with them, is he blue collar?’
  • 66) ‘They would either have to spend money to thin a forest in order to allow the remaining trees to grow to the size needed to make quality sawn timber or leave all the trees with less space to grow into and accept a lower quality of timber.’
  • 67) ‘A new floor of locally sawn white oak planks has been laid.’
  • 68) ‘Radially sawn timbers give better yields and more stable sections than conventionally milled timbers.’
  • 69) ‘Minimalists will love the temple stone garden in which sawn tree trunks weave a path through unadorned gravel.’
  • 70) ‘Only sawn timber, roofing iron and floorboards were shipped from Adelaide.’
  • 71) ‘There was a lumberjack who was sawing a tree, and the tree fell on his leg.’
  • 72) ‘They did everything: splitting logs and sawing wood, laying bricks and tiles, carving wood decorations and balconies, and making furniture and carriages.’
  • 73) ‘Harry had built the house from scratch - felling the timber, sawing it into planks and hammering in the nails.’
  • 74) ‘We had our old sofa in the garden, it was wrecked and my Dad was sawing it into pieces to get it out of the garden gate.’
  • 75) ‘Occasionally, we would work together and finish a tree by sawing it with a large saw.’
  • 76) ‘Personally I yearn for table-cut diamonds, serious stones sawn in half so they have no facets; they don't sparkle or shine, just glow with a restrained, secret cool ardour.’
  • 77) ‘Some were sawing, some were nailing and others came and went, delivering wood, nails and other tools.’
  • 78) ‘Can you imagine hammering or sawing without the proper support?’
  • 79) ‘A plank fifty feet long and eight inches thick could be sawn on both edges in less than five minutes!’
  • 80) ‘Lumber is sawn to produce all surface orientations, from flat-sawn to edge grain.’
  • 81) ‘Arriving in Quebec City the logs were sawn into lumber and shipped around the world.’
  • 82) ‘Tull, their neighboring farmer, is manning the wagon, while Cash is sawing wood.’
  • 83) ‘Because American oak is so much less porous than European, staves of American oak can simply be sawn from each quarter, so as to maximize the yield of each log.’
  • 84) ‘The track builds into a ringing guitar drone backed by the screeching sounds of Arne Ericsson sawing away at his electric-cello.’
  • 85) ‘The invisible violins were currently sawing away at the frantic tune of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’.’
  • 86) ‘The problem is that blokes in white jackets sawing away at violins just isn't televisual.’
  • 87) ‘Then came the haunting solo violin refrain and all the children stopped sawing away - except one.’
  • 88) ‘At times both of us were hunched over our plates, sawing away at the meat in front of us.’
  • 89) ‘Cautiously, Cassari folded her hands in her lap and shifted her eyes to the fiddler who merrily sawed away at the strings of the fiddle with his bow.’
  • 90) ‘Nearly a century later this Tennesseean is still out there somewhere sawing on the strings, and most likely leading a vibrant and inspired life.’
  • 91) ‘A servant eased out of a small door with a four-string violin and began to saw quietly at it.’
  • 92) ‘As expected the orchestra sawed on in the Usher Hall but Dame Gillian played in St Giles cathedral, about a mile away, with the sound relayed back to the Hall through speakers.’
  • 93) ‘She saws away at her pancake, looking a little ashamed.’
  • 94) ‘The drums often play not so much a beat or a pulse, but lumbering repetitions - just as Eastburn's violin at the start of ‘Repent’ is the weariest sawing I've ever heard.’
  • 95) ‘Her father, Michael, a suave-looking businessman in his mid-forties with iron-on respectability, is sawing into a huge steak with a large knife in silence.’
  • 96) ‘She, however, was soon stumbling after them, the straps of her pack sawing at her shoulders, the weight of the pack throwing her off her stride as it bumped and shifted on her back.’
  • 97) ‘I took up my knife and began sawing at the piece of beef.’
  • 98) ‘From time to time, this man or that one will rise from his place and call to the birds in the pit, shout at the handlers, hands hooked, sawing at the air.’
  • 99) ‘Their power is absolute, and, as the old saw has it, absolute power corrupts absolutely.’
  • 100) ‘More broadly, though, history teaches that the old saw is correct - shares do offer the best returns in the long run.’
  • 101) ‘According to the old saw, a language is a dialect with an army and a navy.’
  • 102) ‘But you may recall I packed a late lunch and, as the old saw goes, time waits for no one.’
  • 103) ‘Don't believe the old saw that you can't be out and still be a mover and shaker in Hollywood.’
  • 104) ‘The old saw that champagne goes right to your head has been proven to be true.’
  • 105) ‘Whether or not they like current expressions of democracy, I think it would be fair to say that most people agree with this old saw.’

Examples

  • 1) And my panicky heart soared just as fast.
  • 2) The heavy rain follows months of drought and soaring temperatures which helped trigger thousands of wildfires.
  • 3) The tragedy came after the demolition firm had boasted of its safety work amid soaring profits.
  • 4) Welfare bills will soar if unemployment rises.
  • 5) Any such move would be likely to send the share price soaring.
  • 6) They positively soared through the air with feet outstretched in front of them.
  • 7) The soaring cost of food has also made making ends meet incredibly difficult.
  • 8) The idea that she might love me had me soaring like a bird in the sky.
  • 9) Profits are soaring again after a golden period for backers.
  • 10) The plan would mean those in the most expensive properties would see their bills soar.
  • 11) Scholarships are becoming increasingly important as the cost of university soars and students borrow more.
  • 12) Sales soared and losses were astronomical.
  • 13) The heart soars and time flies.
  • 14) The birds soar and glide alone.
  • 15) Though you soar like an eagle, he brings you down.
  • 16) One Briton and the pilot survived the disaster by jumping before the balloon had soared too high.
  • 17) As the ice melts, the trickle down their body will send temperatures soaring.
  • 18) The speeding car flew 150ft through the air and soared over a path before hitting the ground.
  • 19) It's enough to make the heart soar.
  • 20) As the average world temperatures begin to soar, victims will collapse on the march north.
  • 21) Death is an electric shock which our heart receives; the freed soul soars upwards on the wings of electricity.
  • 22) But because of the soaring share price, the yield is still an unexciting 2.3 per cent.
  • 23) On a monthly basis they were 1.1 per cent higher as the imbalance between the chronic lack of homes for sale and soaring demand continued to intensify.
  • 24) But, the sale of twice as many higher-strike calls exposes the investor to losses should shares in the name soar 61.2% over the current price to surpass the upper breakeven point at $20.10 by expiration day in January 2012.
  • 25) The only way to make those approval ratings soar is to GIVE THE PEOPLE THE PUBLIC OPTION – at the very LEAST.
  • 26) It had then filled me with a sublime ecstasy that gave wings to the soul, and allowed it to soar from the obscure world to light and joy.
  • 27) And his stance on the exorbitant profits of oil companies while record high gas prices continue to soar is just plain sorry.
  • 28) The multiple flowers seem to literally soar from the plant.
  • 29) Thus the spiral of the arms race - nuclear, conventional, laser and other - will again soar steeply undermining strategic stability.
  • 30) Whoever is satisfied of this, let him soar from the ground and give a caw!
  • 31) But, the sale of twice as many higher-strike calls exposes the investor to losses should shares in the name soar 61.2% over the current price to surpass the upper breakeven point at $20.10 by expiration day in January
  • 32) ‘The Greek fans oohed as it soared through the air, then roared when it was caught.’
  • 33) ‘In the distance, beyond a shallow bend, a football soared into the air.’
  • 34) ‘She hoped that his heart soared into the starry sky beside hers.’
  • 35) ‘I watched a plane with blinking red and blue lights soar out into the dark sky.’
  • 36) ‘Each male sweeps round in a wide circle before suddenly soaring upwards.’
  • 37) ‘We run across the rooftop hand in hand and then soar into the air.’
  • 38) ‘He hovered in midair for a moment, then soared upward, flying through the air.’
  • 39) ‘As I put it, the violin emerges from the orchestral fabric and soars into the stratosphere.’
  • 40) ‘Nevertheless, persistence paid off, and man was finally able to soar aloft with improved gliding equipment.’
  • 41) ‘Sucking in a deep breath, I flapped my wings and soared into the sky.’
  • 42) ‘A shopkeeper in Anmin said the smoke soared to the height of a factory smokestack but receded after about 10 minutes.’
  • 43) ‘By the time I ran outside he had spread his wings and soared into the sky gripping the pigeon with his talons.’
  • 44) ‘I also believe that the Phoenix will rise from the flames and soar to new heights.’
  • 45) ‘Even though the lance was small, his own power allowed him to soar upwards quickly, the ground rapidly growing farther and farther away.’
  • 46) ‘The 25-year-old was untouchable as she soared to her winning height of 2.06m at the first attempt.’
  • 47) ‘Then it suddenly soared above the branch to hover triumphantly high.’
  • 48) ‘Then we soared 170 metres above Lucern on a tethered, hot-air, balloon.’
  • 49) ‘For soaring high above the earth, a man is finally set free, breaking all bonds.’
  • 50) ‘Above, the ridge soars up in a dramatic, turreted crest.’
  • 51) ‘As we talk, a high-bouncing trampolinist periodically soars to window-level view from the piazza below.’
  • 52) ‘Their broad wings allow them to soar, gull-like, flapping with strong, slow wing-beats.’
  • 53) ‘The buzzard, soaring at a great height, suddenly finds itself caught up in a current of air against which it is impossible to battle.’
  • 54) ‘Sometimes they soar at a considerable height, but when fishing they fly fairly low or even very close to the surface.’
  • 55) ‘Flapping flight requires much more metabolic power than soaring, swimming or running.’
  • 56) ‘There is a sequence in the film in which he imagines himself restored to the use of his limbs and then some, as he seems to soar like a gull over the beautiful Spanish coastline near his home.’
  • 57) ‘I watched a flock of birds soar majestically overhead and started to rise in temper.’
  • 58) ‘There's the rustle of lizards in dry leaves, or an eagle soaring far overhead.’
  • 59) ‘And in that instant a rare golden eagle soared across the sky, an arrow rammed through its mighty wing.’
  • 60) ‘All of them were looking up into the sky at two birds, soaring on thermals.’
  • 61) ‘High over the hills towards Thirlmere I watched a golden eagle soaring in the air.’
  • 62) ‘Unveiled girls in bright pink tunics gathered water from a turquoise river and balanced bundles on their heads while eagles soared above.’
  • 63) ‘Look hard and you may see an eagle soaring on the thermals above you, or find a black-banded porcupine quill lying on the path at your feet.’
  • 64) ‘It is a sight to see these birds soaring above the city buildings.’
  • 65) ‘The top rank had two stately cranes soaring above clouds.’
  • 66) ‘Opium production has soared to record levels, and farmers continue to be reluctant to plant crops that pay buttons by comparison.’
  • 67) ‘I scrabbled around in my bag, my panic levels soaring.’
  • 68) ‘Prices have nearly doubled in the past year, soaring to their highest levels since 1988.’
  • 69) ‘As temperatures across the country soared towards record levels, the industry was predicting one of the best seasons for years.’
  • 70) ‘Because ground temperatures soar up to 128 degrees Fahrenheit, the birds can die on their nests.’
  • 71) ‘One estate agent says some areas have seen prices soar by 25 per cent in three months.’
  • 72) ‘His popularity soared so high, he became the greatest ambassador the game has ever known.’
  • 73) ‘After all, hardware gets faster, storage gets bigger, and profits soar higher.’
  • 74) ‘But doctors have ordered him to rest and told him to contact them straight away if his temperature soars again.’
  • 75) ‘Delhi's summer is getting prolonged and temperatures are soaring to new levels for extended periods.’
  • 76) ‘Oil prices are soaring once again, so that's an issue.’
  • 77) ‘If growth stocks soar once again, these funds should, too.’
  • 78) ‘Despite the challenges, success rates have soared in recent years.’
  • 79) ‘Our twin deficits are soaring to new records.’
  • 80) ‘As unemployment soared nearly half the population were driven below the official poverty line.’
  • 81) ‘The number of people infected with the HIV virus has also soared in recent years.’
  • 82) ‘For 10 straight days, they've soared to 109 degrees or higher.’
  • 83) ‘But by lunchtime the temperature had soared to 102 degrees and I almost fainted among the ruins.’
  • 84) ‘Store rents are also rising as sales soar in ritzy shopping districts.’
  • 85) ‘Costs will soar, power and communication lines could be down for months and accommodation will be hard to find.’
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