English version

saw something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsaw something ↔ up phrasal verbCUTto cut something into many pieces, using a saw The tree was cut down and sawn up for logs. saw→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
saw upMy grandmother used to live in back of the highway and saw her tied up.Young Jinny here reckons she saw it heading up here yesterday.I saw a boy up in one of the trees.Some one saw me running up that right-hand staircase, running for the train.She saw you coming up the drive, and hit on the ideal way to take her revenge.Neighbours raised the alarm when they saw flames light up the early-hours darkness in Ferry Road, Edinburgh.He turned quickly and saw it coming up the slope behind him.The only other sighting we've had was a farm worker who thought he saw the car up towards Cumbermound about nine.
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Verb table
saw
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysaw
he, she, itsaws
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysawed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sawn
he, she, ithas sawn
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sawn
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill saw
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sawn
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sawing
he, she, itis sawing
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you, we, theyare sawing
Past
I, he, she, itwas sawing
you, we, theywere sawing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sawing
he, she, ithas been sawing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sawing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sawing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sawing
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