English version

scissors

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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scissorsscis‧sors /ˈsɪzəz $ -ərz/ ●●● S3 noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 pair_scissors.jpg TZa tool for cutting paper, cloth etc, made of two sharp blades fastened together in the middle, with holes for your finger and thumb 🔊 a pair of scissors
Examples from the Corpus
scissorsAfter, they had to cut her knots with nail scissors.Downstairs he found Beryl at the table with the newspaper, her coffee and a pair of scissors.Lewie took out a pair of scissors and with this big smile on his face cut off my tie.a pair of scissorsOne uncle starts a discussion of whether a stick and sharp knife is better than scissors.We cant take time to talk to the stylist before they wield the scissors.With the scissors, make a cut 1 / 4 inch from one end, beginning from the folded side.Put those scissors down, ladies.And don't touch those scissors.pair of scissorsDownstairs he found Beryl at the table with the newspaper, her coffee and a pair of scissors.Lewie took out a pair of scissors and with this big smile on his face cut off my tie.This represents a pair of scissors, Holmes.Thereupon, she said a prayer, took a pair of scissors and cut it off.She snipped crisp green stalks with a pair of scissors.We might have found the pair of scissors that killed Nicola Sharpe.
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