saw wood


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Verb1.saw wood - breathe noisily during one's sleep; "she complained that her husband snores"
breathe, take a breath, suspire, respire - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
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Say nothin' but saw wood. We're dead men, I know it; but all the same you might be able to do us a favour some time when we need it damn bad."
I was ready to saw wood, shovel coal, carry wood, sweep the chimney, or roll oil casks,--all of which I am told that colored persons can now get employment at calking in New Bedford--a result of anti-slavery effort.
Race one saw Wood make a great initial getaway with the Aston Martin's turbos pulling him from 17th through to 12th straight away.
Birtley coach Graeme Rutherford said: "Ben showed how much he has improved with a great show of counter-punching which saw Wood dropped in the second by a backhand.
The Town Hall event saw Wood talking about his latest expedition, crossing the Himalayas on foot through five countries.
The mum's boyfriend woke up, went outside and saw Wood trying to put her 50-inch TV into her car.
Various shots, locals create piles of wood building material, take out nails from wood, saw wood, move wood
Damien Delaney's slip saw Wood collect King's through ball and give Julian Speroni no chance with a rising 12-yard shot.
The project leverages findings of a 2010 WERC-funded survey, “Report of Key Findings: Architects and Energy Professionals - The Missing Link in Wood Energy.” According to the study, 80% of responding HVAC designers saw wood energy as a tool to advance America's environmental, economic, and energy efficiency goals if their concerns about emissions, resource protection, system reliability and operational convenience can be satisfied.
Three-year-olds climb trees, build dens, saw wood and even make toast on an open fire, all of which will make the mollycoddlers feel faint.
His departure led to an overhaul which saw Wood, previously national coach, appointed to the top job with the Great Britain team and Vikki McPherson named as head of GB performance.