Meaning of CLAW in English

CLAW

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ razor-sharp , sharp

a cat with sharp ~s

▪ curved

▪ large , long

▪ powerful , strong

▪ retractable

VERB + CLAW

▪ sharpen

▪ dig , sink

The tiger dug its ~s into his leg.

▪ bare , show

The lion growled and showed its ~s.

▪ extend , flex

▪ retract

CLAW + VERB

▪ dig into sth

▪ rake

CLAW + NOUN

▪ mark

PREPOSITION

▪ in sb's ~s

The cat held a bird in its ~s.

II.

verb

Claw is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ hand

Claw is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ way

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