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cut with sweeping strokes

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cause to come or go down

cut with a blade or mower

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cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

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He accuses the KFS of working with unscrupulous sawmillers to cut down more trees than allocated to them in the service's inventory.
Mohammad Awad, a local activist, told WAFA that staff from the Israeli Environment Authority accompanied by a military escort cut down dozens of these trees, which belong to Thabet Abu Maria from Beit Ummar town.
New Delhi [India], September 21 ( ANI ): Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that the ministry is looking at ways to cut down the expenses on diesel by speeding up the electrification process,
In May 2012, the city approved Abbott's request, filed through a landscape contractor, to cut down the pecan tree on the condition that he replant trees.
A month ago, a local man cut down a tree near his house in Sidon to plant a different type in its place and was detained by the Haret Saida police station as a result.
The TESCO cut down the electricity connection of the shop keepers and after five the electricity was still absent in the market and office bearers of the traders union resigned on the issue and the president selected other office bearers on the vacant posts of the union.
SMOKERS who quit the habit by going cold turkey are 25% more likely to succeed than those who cut down first, research shows.
She added that concerning the cutting down of trees, residents patrol Larnaca Avenue in a bid to alert the Green party at any time in case they see someone attempting to cut down the trees.
We don't need to cut down trees anymore, dean Liza Corro said, but added that three trees would be earth-balled and replanted elsewhere.
The decision to amend the Delhi Preservation of Trees Act' 1994' was taken by the Delhi Cabinet on Friday' wherein the existing rate for each tree to be cut down has been increased in case of both individuals as well as developmental and commercial projects.
My experience is that trying to cut down just slows the down process of recovery.
Extremist settlers from Ma'on settlement south Hebron on Saturday cut down a number of olive and almond trees in Al Hamra area near Yatta town south of Hebron.
Sukkur -- President, Sukkur Small Traders and Cottages (SSTandC) Haji Javed Memon said on Tuesday that reduction in petroleum prices and now decision to cut down electricity tariff by Rs 2.
Renewable Energy Systems (RES), the company that will be building the plant, has already sent turbine parts by truck to the region and made the decision to cut down over 300 pine trees along forest roads.
Cut down the foliage of bulbs naturalised in grass ?