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Example Sentences for "axe"

A number of villagers were hacked to death with axes and machetes by the guerrillasThe axe blade got chipped when he hit a rock while chopping firewood.

A number of villagers were hacked to death with axes and machetes by the guerrillas.

The gatehouse at Hever Castle contains a frightening collection of torture instruments, including axes used for beheading prisoners.

We didn't have an axe when we went camping, so we had to gather little bits of wood here and there to start our fire.

Take a look behind you before swinging your axe; you don't want to hit someone.

Profits are down at the company, and they're probably going to have to axe a few people.

The new guy in accounting has been axed for coming to work drunk.

The project has been axed because it's simply too expensive to run.

He had to go on the dole after he got the axe at the factory.

She cut off the end of her toe when she hit her foot with an axe while chopping wood for their fireplace.

You'll be able to cut the tree down a lot faster if you use a good saw instead of an axe.

A French proverb notes that many enter the wood without an axe.

A Jamaican proverb observes that a little axe can cut down a big tree.

A Japanese proverb reminds us that he who sits in the shade won't take an axe to the tree.

A Russian proverb advises that mistrust is an axe in the tree of love.

Abraham Lincoln once said, If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my axe.

Find someone who has used an axe to chop wood.


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