blade


blade
01. The [blade] of the knife is getting dull, so it is a little difficult to cut through the meat.
02. We need to sharpen the [blades] of your skates before your next hockey game.
03. The axe [blade] got chipped when he hit a rock while chopping firewood.
04. The insect crawled up a [blade] of grass, and then stopped at the top to look around.
05. Move the [blade] of your paddle in a "j" shape in order to move your canoe in a straight line forward.
06. The [blades] of the boat's propellers were tangled in weeds.
07. He ran his finger along the knife [blade] to see how sharp it was.
08. The farmer was standing in the field, chewing on a [blade] of grass.
09. The [blades] of the helicopter's propeller will cut your head off in a second if you get too close.
10. Samurai swords are produced by repeatedly heating, folding and pounding steel into a multi-layered [blade].
11. He sliced the top of his finger off on the [blade] of the electric meat cutter.
12. The Talmud says that every [blade] of grass has its angel that bends over it, and whispers, "Grow, grow."
13. Lao-Tzu once observed that a tree trunk the size of a man grows from a [blade] as thin as a hair.
14. A Chinese proverb states that when fate throws a knife at you, there are only two ways to catch it - by the [blade], or by the handle.
15. We need to change the [blades] of our windshield wipers because the rubber on them is wearing out.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
/ (as of a knife or an oar) / , , ,


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