saw down

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saw something down

to cut something down with a saw. We are going to have to saw that dead tree down before it falls on the house. I'll saw down the tree.
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Boies was deeply impressed by what he saw down in Dallas.
VANDALS tried to saw down a 20ft Christmas tree in a North Wales town.
Admittedly, they have subtracted from the freedom of a landowner who wants to saw down every pine tree on his lot, but they are protecting the overall image of their town.
The final quarter saw Down come back strongly and two points each by Conor O'Prey and Paul Braniff and one from substitute Scott Nicholson and a Paul Braniff goal three minutes from time gave Down some hope but Antrim easily held out for victory.
A second Down goal after 20 minutes by Aidan Clarke saw Down lead by 2-6 to 0-8 with McCarthy keeping Limerick in tough with four pointed frees.
Meanwhile a brilliant second half in which they outscored KERRY by 16 points to one saw DOWN retain their NHL position for next year with a 1-23 to 4-5 win in Ballycran yesterday.
Despite the convincing nature of their victory Ross Carr's side were well matched in the opening half until a Stephen Kearney 27th minute goal saw Down pull away at the break.
A goal from the brilliant Paul Braniff seven minutes before half time gave Down the edge and the second half saw Down completely dominate.
A DOMINANT second-half display at Casement Park yesterday and a hat-trick of goals from Martin Coulter saw Down book an Ulster Senior Hurling final date with Antrim next Sunday.
A long range free from Wilson and a point from Coulter from the right wing saw Down lead by 1-6 to 1-3 after 24 minutes.
Michael Walsh's 55th minute free finally saw Down begin to fight back.