There are 3 translations of saw in Spanish:

saw1

Pronunciation: /sɔː/
  • pastsee1

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 3 translations of saw in Spanish:

saw2

n

  • 1 (manual) sierra (f); (with one handle) serrucho (m), serrote (m) (Méx) ; (power-driven) sierra (f) mecánica
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    • Mark the cut line on the board and position the saw with its blade on the line.
    • Pruning saws have narrower blades with coarse teeth that are designed to cut on the pull stroke.
    • Some grout saws have teeth, others have abrasive coatings on the blade.
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    • It's a super-modern sawmill with huge mechanical saws controlled by computers.
    • Use of power drills or saws should be avoided if they are likely to come into contact with high-infectivity tissue.
    • Instead, the company has focused on repeatedly modernizing its production facilities with tools such as computer-controlled, laser-guided saws.
  • 2 (saying) dicho (m)
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    • Their power is absolute, and, as the old saw has it, absolute power corrupts absolutely.
    • More broadly, though, history teaches that the old saw is correct - shares do offer the best returns in the long run.
    • According to the old saw, a language is a dialect with an army and a navy.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 3 translations of saw in Spanish:

saw3

vt (past p sawed or (esp BrE) , sawn)

  • [wood/branch] cortar (con sierra) serrar*, aserrar*; (with handsaw) cortar (con serrucho) serruchar (AmL) , aserruchar (Chi) we sawed down the trees talamos los árboles con la sierra to saw sth off cortar algo con una sierra to saw sth up cortar algo en trozos con una sierra
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    • Sanded and rough sawn plywood will develop surface checks, especially when exposed to moisture and sunlight.
    • Dust mask and goggles are necessary for work with all types of insulation, or when sawing wood.
    • 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?

vi (past p sawed or (esp BrE) , sawn)

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.