English to Afrikaans Meaning :: knife

Knife :
- mesgesteekmesseknifing

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Noun(1) edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle(2) a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point(3) any long thin projection that is transient
Verb(1) use a knife on

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(1) Solomon put his knife and fork neatly by the side of his plate and sipped a glass of Chablis.(2) Using a sharp knife , peel, core and slice the apples into thin wedges.(3) Jake was carrying a sharp kitchen knife from his grandmother's house.(4) The number of arrests for possessing a knife or other weapon dropped from 99 to 54.(5) A Londoner was caught in Stansted airport with a cosh, a knife , and teargas spray.(6) Peel the grapefruit and, using a serrated knife , cut out individual sections so that no white pith remains.(7) Det Chief Supt David Hunter said police had retrieved the murder weapon, a knife .(8) The machine has a knife which cuts open the fabric lengthwise as fast as it knits and is self acting.(9) The homeowner and one suspect were treated for knife wounds at Lions Gate Hospital.(10) Both occupants, believed to be armed with a gun and a small knife or machete, escaped on foot and were still at large last night.(11) My guts still feel like the surgeon's knife is still in them.(12) Detectives yesterday revealed she had been ÔÇÿsavagelyÔÇÖ murdered with a knife or similar weapon in a frenzied attack.(13) Williams admitted six robberies and both admitted having a knife as an offensive weapon.(14) He was chased on to the roundabout by a masked gang where he was attacked with at least three weapons including a knife and axe.(15) Research by restaurant chain Brewsters claims that a quarter of children under 11 eat with their fingers instead of using a knife or fork.(16) The 16-year-old girl was dragged into an alleyway and sexually assaulted by a man brandishing a knife , police said.
Related Words
(1) pocket knife ::
(2) sharp knife ::
skerp mes
(3) butter knife ::
botter mes
(4) knife and fork ::
mes en vurk
(5) putty knife ::
putty mes
(6) kitchen knife ::
kombuis mes
(7) carving knife ::
(8) utility knife ::
(9) bread knife ::
1. cutting tool ::
2. blade ::
3. cutter ::
4. stab ::
5. hack ::
8. slash ::
9. lacerate ::
10. cut ::
11. pierce ::
12. jab ::
13. stick ::
14. spike ::
15. impale ::
16. transfix ::
17. bayonet ::
18. spear ::
Different Forms
knife, knifed, knifes, knifing
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

If the lamb sees the knife, she panics.

If the lamb sees the KNIFE, she panics.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 8

No fire games, no knife games.

No fire games, no KNIFE games.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 9

Bring the bird over here
and the carving knife.

Bring the bird over here and the carving KNIFE.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 3

- Hodor, get his knife.
- Hodor.

- Hodor, get his KNIFE. - Hodor.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 5

You know? Okay, look,
say someone\'s coming
at him with a knife, right?

You know? Okay, look, say someone's coming at him with a KNIFE, right?

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 10

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