cortar, talhar, decepar, desbastar, derrubar
Verb(1) make or shape as with an axe(2) strike with an axe; cut down, strike
(1) His builders knew how to hew underground chambers without support, and they are still standing.(2) master carpenters would hew the logs with an axe(3) his administration would hew to high ethical standards(4) He had no sooner set about the preliminaries - the getting of suitable marble for his work - than he began to quarrel with the men who were to hew it.(5) A girl is regarded as grown up when she can cultivate food gardens, hew wood, carry water, and look after her family and family members even when her mother is absent.(6) From then on, generations of disciples laboured with hand tools to hew giant temples, intricate statues and monasteries of up to three storeys.(7) The two statues in Bamiyan, 175 and 120 feet tall, are hewn from the side of a mountain.(8) There is a Greek open air theatre, the largest in Europe, hewn out of the rock and originally seating 15,000 people.(9) Her husband is unemployed and tries to provide for his family by making special picture frames out of roughly hewn pieces of wood with their bark still attached.(10) A Memorial is being created to Second World War resistance fighters who helped Allied servicemen escape from the Nazis into neutral Spain - hewn out of rock from the same mountains they had to cross to make their getaway.(11) But Paisley was hewn from an equally tough working class background, was just as canny, had the best transfer market record, and won the European Cup more times than the rest of them combined.(12) After walking through river flats, they hiked up a steep slope strewn with rock rubble toward a structure hewn out of the side of the canyon.(13) ├ö├ç├┐Coming to the place where he lived for so long, you feel something,├ö├ç├û he added, glancing around the two roughly hewn chambers, bereft of any potential creature comfort.(14) A rare shot of one of Ypsilanti's earliest pioneers, standing proudly - if somewhat awkwardly - next to his roughly hewn log cabin.(15) Beds are set on platforms or suspended from ceilings, bathtubs are hewn from blocks of black granite or pale limestone, and the bare wood floorboards are wide, limed and lacquered.(16) Mr Raha, when he was called on to build it, designed a long double-ended whaler, with a wide beam, and a keel hewn from a single log.
(1) rough-hew :: falquear
(2) hew out :: cavaram
1. chop ::
2. cut ::
3. hew out ::
hew, hewed, hewer, hewers, hewing, hews
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