mow the lawn

idiom

: to cut the grass on a lawn with a lawn mower

Examples of mow the lawn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One example: Deciding which staff should mow the lawn when parks and recreation properties sit side-by-side. Patricia Gallagher Newberry, The Enquirer, 11 Apr. 2024 Part of the tome of information left behind for the buyer explained how to mow the lawn — the neighbor’s lawn, that is. Lew Sichelman, Miami Herald, 19 May 2024 Protesters were provided notice Thursday that indicated university staff planned to mow the lawn and complete other preparations at the protest site ahead of the university’s commencement ceremony, scheduled for Sunday. Nathan Pilling, Kansas City Star, 11 May 2024 Some owners said they were notified too late in the process to mount a meaningful defense, while others lost houses over infractions involving landscaping violations and failing to mow the lawn. Ben Wieder, Miami Herald, 26 Jan. 2024 Fun to bruise and generally considered to be 'emergency food,' he was teased for being the sensitive kid who liked to mow the lawn and get punched in the face. Emily Blackwood, Peoplemag, 19 Nov. 2023 Get the errands done early and mow the lawn at the crack of dawn. Joe Morgan, Fox News, 23 Sep. 2023 The goal was, first off, to do a great job cutting, and to mow the lawn in a way that people would find easy to set up, and would work in the complicated lawns that many homeowners have. IEEE Spectrum, 30 Jan. 2019 Or mow the lawn as the heads form and bag clippings just to be safe. Jeff Lowenfels, Anchorage Daily News, 8 June 2023

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“Mow the lawn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mow%20the%20lawn. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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