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hew down

To cut something down, typically a tree. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hew" and "down." If we're going to build houses here, then we need to hew down a lot of these trees.
See also: down, hew

hew something down

to fell something wooden, usually a tree. We will have to hew most of this forest down. They hewed down the tree.
See also: down, hew
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Due to hewing down the trees in a large number, some of the most hazardous and unsettling effects are being generated.
He said India by stealing water of Pakistan, hewing down forests on larger scale and occupying on other resources of Pakistan, wants to make it barren.