But if you choose to conduct your discourse in 140-word snaps, or soundbites, then you reap the crop of dumb that you sow.
The political situation is still unresolved, and political instability may sow violence again.
“Their lack of appreciation is obvious and quite frankly, they reap what they sow,” reads one.
One of the most important tasks of a historian is to unite humanity with the power of knowledge, not to sow artificial discord.
The youngsters arrived at our border with the unspoken message that we reap what we sow.
On the land he was having broken (for he had teams breaking prairie in addition to the tractor) he had arranged to sow flaxseed.
If she turns into another doll, then we will tell Mother, and she will give us her money to sow.
sow in August or September in a sheltered spot to stand the winter.
If you do not wish for the flower, the surest way is not to sow the seed.
You're the only man I know who can convince the public that a sow's ear is really a silk purse, and you may have to do just that.
Old English sawan "to scatter seed upon the ground or plant it in the earth, disseminate" (class VII strong verb; past tense seow, past participle sawen), from Proto-Germanic *sean (cf. Old Norse sa, Old Saxon saian, Middle Dutch sayen, Dutch zaaien, Old High German sawen, German säen, Gothic saian), from PIE root *se- (1) "to sow" (cf. Latin sero, past tense sevi, past participle satum "to sow;" Old Church Slavonic sejo, sejati; Lithuanian seju, seti "to sow"), source of semen, season (n.), seed (n.), etc. Figurative sense was in Old English.
Old English sugu, su "female of the swine," from Proto-Germanic *su- (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German su, German Sau, Dutch zeug, Old Norse syr), from PIE root *su- (cf. Sanskrit sukarah "wild boar, swine;" Avestan hu "wild boar;" Greek hys "swine;" Latin sus "swine," swinus "pertaining to swine;" Old Church Slavonic svinija "swine;" Lettish sivens "young pig;" Welsh hucc, Irish suig "swine; Old Irish socc "snout, plowshare"), possibly imitative of pig noise, a notion reinforced by the fact that Sanskrit sukharah means "maker of (the sound) 'su.' " Related to swine. As a term of abuse for a woman, attested from c.1500. Sow-bug "hog louse" is from 1750.