1(cut)(chain/rope) cortarthe saw severed his finger — la sierra le cercenó el dedo formal
- his leg was severed in the accident — perdió la pierna en el accidente
- As he passed the demon he sliced at its left arm, severing it midway between the elbow and the shoulder.
- She executed a perfect sweep across the creature's arm, severing the limb from its shoulder.
- Suddenly, a bullet severs the phone cord as he picks it up.
- If a car accident severs his spinal cord at the neck, should you tell the doctors not to give him food or water?
- But most also fell back on the grim reminder that for the first three days after a catastrophe that severs communication lines and evacuation routes, residents should expect to be on their own.
- He managed to cut into the hand, but not far enough to sever the limb.
- The first of the threads snaps as my claw slices through it, severing it.
- The cannon rounds tore into two of the vehicle structures, severing the tops of their metal bodies.
- He was doing something much less drastic than severing a digit or limb, but still painful.
- Risa came to his aid however, severing the limb before cutting into the monster's metallic hide.
- The tail of the plane was found severed from the fuselage after the crash.
- Legend tells us that after her head was finally severed from her body, Mary's lips continued to move in prayer.
- The layer should be well rooted and ready to be severed from the parent plant by the following autumn.
- He would float about the world without rest, for his head had been severed from his body.
- Another sword spun towards the demon that sliced right through the creature's neck, severing the head from the body in one cut.
- I'm not sure how it happened and what caused the branch to be severed from the tree there.
- Metal Powder Cutting is an oxygen-cutting process which severs metals through the use of powder, such as iron, to facilitate cutting.
- I angle the knife and sever the line.
- The head is then severed from the animal whereafter it is handed to the father of the owner.
- When the bullet goes through the temple in a certain way, it just severs the optic nerve.
2(break off)(communications) cortar(relations) romper(relations) cortarhe has severed all links with them — ya no tiene ninguna relación con ellos
- It was high school which severed our connection, for what would become years.
- His decision to sever his links with the business will cause shock waves in financial circles.
- The new franchise has not completely severed its links with that legacy.
- After an unhappy childhood, Catherine severed all contact with her mother.
- Even if he faced a divorce from his wife, he didn't have to sever his relationship with his children.
- I would effectively be severing my connection with them too.
- After an impassioned and joyous love affair, she severed their relationship in the late 1880s.
- Now, that, one would think, is sufficient to sever the relationship.
- She said a fond farewell to parents and children at the school's sports day on Friday, but she will not be severing her connection with the nursery entirely.
- Yesterday it said it intends to sever the relationship but maintained it was part of a wider review.
- They preferred to get killed because they did not want to be severed from their roots.
- Divorce often strains and sometimes even completely severs the child's relationship with at least one parent, often the father.
- The public is demanding that the political world sever its dirty connections with business without fail.
- But now, it seems, she is ready to sever her material links with her home town.
- Women are ordered to leave their homes and to sever contact with their mates.
- By that, I mean I shall sever all connections with this person.
- It is more than a gesture of solidarity with a people who have been severed from their roots.
- The termination of a work contract severs links with friends, without gaining automatic acceptance by an alternative peer group.
- Are any of them going to risk losing corporate campaign contributions by severing government programs that benefit big business?
- We're going to need all of the other countries and we ought not to be severing any relationships with them.