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"cut the grass" or "mow the lawn"? Options
hanrysmith
Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 1:20:09 PM
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Im making a new lawn this year and would like to get a good mower for making stripes. I know I need a mower with rear roller, but id like to do some research into which type is best for me.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 4:29:36 AM

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It depends on the size of your lawn yard.






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FROSTY X RIME
Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018 5:10:58 PM

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I did a brief research on it. Some English people use cut the grass but mow the lawn is not unheard of. They find mow the lawn a bit more formal and old-fashioned. They say they could imagine people in the time of Sherlock Homes would have used mow the lawn.




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Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Monday, February 19, 2018 5:35:12 PM

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IMcRout wrote:
Wonder what they do to the lawn in Wimbledon. Maybe they slice it?

Sorry for the three-year delay, but . . .



I find it VERY strange that someone would consider trying to mow a yard . . . a bit hard on the blades.

yard n
1. (Building) a piece of enclosed ground, usually either paved or laid with concrete and often adjoining or surrounded by a building or buildings

Collins English Dictionary

Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
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