Because I was ____ from using the ____, I took a break, leant back and ____ a ____ wing ____.

  • $\begingroup$ Because I was New from using the Knew, I took a break, leant back and Knew a New wing Knew. $\endgroup$
    – CR241
    Feb 22, 2021 at 20:14

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The sound is:

SAW, and its homophone equivalents...

This satisfies the sentence like so:

Because I was SORE from using the SAW, I took a break, leant back and SAW a SAW-wing SOAR.

In other words, because you had some aches and pains from using your woodworking tools, you had a rest, looked up at the sky, and witnessed a saw-wing bird coasting on the breeze...

  • $\begingroup$ Why am I not suprised you answered it? Congratulations🙂. $\endgroup$ Feb 12, 2021 at 10:38
  • $\begingroup$ fnj naq fber ner ubzbcubarf? $\endgroup$
    – SteveV
    Feb 12, 2021 at 15:44
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    $\begingroup$ @SteveV Certainly in the UK they are usually considered so, although as with many instances like this I'm sure there are regional differences in pronunciation, especially in the US :) $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Feb 12, 2021 at 15:53
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    $\begingroup$ Definitely not the same sound to my Canadian ear $\endgroup$
    – Jeffrey
    Feb 12, 2021 at 17:37
  • $\begingroup$ @Jeffrey (and others across the pond!) In the UK a lot of accents would pronounce 'ORE' as 'AW', without really emphasising the 'R' sound in the spelling. At the same time, many UK accents would heavily pronounce the 'R' (e.g. Bristol, Dorset, Cornwall...) so there's definitely nothing universal about it even over here! :) $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Feb 12, 2021 at 17:53

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