Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Americans"

The meaning of "Americans" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Americans gobbling up smaller turkey at Thanksgiving. mean?
A: They're buying turkeys for Thanksgiving, that weigh less than the turkeys they typically buy. The number of people at Thanksgiving dinner will be less, so they don't need a big turkey.
Q: What does Its tortured embrace of black Americans ....
Could you paraphrase above? mean?
A: This is referring to the long, difficult history of race relations in America. White people brought Black people to America by force, and depended on them to create wealth. So Black people were necessary and valuable in the South, but as property and slave labor, not as humans and citizens with equal rights. Since then, America has always depended on their labor, but there have been divisions between people that want the labor to be free (or as cheap as possible) and invisible, and the people that want Black people to be equal and free to fully participate in society. So the "tortured embrace" is talking about the necessity of Black labor (that's the embrace part) that is intertwined with their oppression and the social and political conflicts that arise (that's the tortured part).
Q: What does privileged but climate-conscious Americans mean?
A: Oh ok- it's fairly commonly used in situations where you wouldn't expect someone to have both qualities. E.g. "He is a wealthy but frugal man." You wouldn't ordinarily expect someone with a lot of money to be frugal so you use "but" in between them. Another example: "She is a young but experienced horse rider."
Q: What does Americans like to believe we are an exceptional people. We speak of ourselves as a city upon a hill, a nation lifting our light beside the golden door, a people who more than self their country loved and mercy more than life. mean?
A: The language here is very poetic. “...a nation lifting our light beside the golden door...” could mean America welcomes immigrants. The “golden door” is open and we hold up a light so that visitors can find their way. This is similar to the symbolism of the Statue of Liberty.
Q: What does Americans are streets ahead of us. mean?
A: It means they're better at something.
'When it comes to speaking French, Seiya2017 is streets ahead of me'. Meaning that you're much more advanced/more skilled at speaking French than I am.
Hope that helps :)

Example sentences using "Americans"

Q: Please show me example sentences with which one do Americans say more often and usual?? "Turn on/off the stove" or "Turn on/off the gas" ???.
A: Many stoves are not gas powered, so "turn off the stove" would be more clear
Q: Please show me example sentences with Why Americans always say "tho" at the end of an statement?.
A: “Tho” is the short of “though”
It is used as a sentence booster, not much meaning. It depends on how you use the word in the sentence
I’m not sure tho.
What’s the matter tho?
Do you want to go tho?
I like you tho.
Q: Please show me example sentences with what do Americans think about the Poles?.
A: No idea. Never really think about them.
Q: Please show me example sentences with You Americans can help me with tips to improve my English.
A: You can use apps

Synonyms of "Americans" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between that is why Americans are impatient with the study of history and that is why Americans are impatient at the study of history ?
A: “Impatient at” is always incorrect. Use “impatient with.”
Q: What is the difference between "Americans scarf down 50 million hot dogs on an average summer day" 
and "Americans snarf down 50 million hot dogs on an average summer day"
A: I think this is a regional difference. Not 100% sure but some places may say "scarf down" while others may say "snarf down".
At least for me, I say "scarf down".
Q: What is the difference between Americans and American people ?
A: There is no difference than I can think of! Neither one is impolite and they mean exactly the same thing :)
Q: What is the difference between Americans should not be fighting in Vietnam. and Americans should not fight in Vietnam. ?
A: Not very different. They are roughly interchangeable in most of the scenarios I can think of.

But I would probably prefer to use and only use the first sentence when there is currently american soldiers involved in an on-going war happening in vietnam.
Q: What is the difference between Americans and americans ?
A: —“American/s” is a nationality and a proper noun so the first letter should always be capitalized.

Translations of "Americans"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How do Americans say the widest part of the hip?
Is there an expression?
A: I think there might be a specific medical term for it, but most people just say hip.

You can call the distance around that part of the hip a “hip line measurement.”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I heard Americans say "I'm going home" not "I'm going to home".
Then, do you say "I'm going the class" and "I'm going the supermarket" ?
do u always omit "to" ?
A: 아니에요, "I am going to class" 그리고 "I am going to the supermarket"이라고 해요.

I am going to my home.
I am going to my friend's house.

"I am going home"은 예외예요.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What do you Americans think of China?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Why do Americans speak so fast?
A: 'Why do Americans speak so fast/ quickly?'

^ this would be better!

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? why Americans always say "You go big or you go home"
A: 'Go big or go home' is an expression for saying 'You have to put your utmost best in what you're doing or you'll never move forward'

Other questions about "Americans"

Q: I heard Americans don't say optimistic or introvert but they use other words common among them.. what are they? and what other common words do they use instead of the classical or what's being taught to an ELL.... is there a channel on YouTube that helps me get a better understanding between the slangs and common expressions instead of the classical words? also if a foreigner who is fluent in English yet use these classical words how can you tell it's a foreigner from his use of English?
A: Americans will use "optimistic" and "introvert" quite often, when appropriate, in my experience. I always have. We also use their opposites "pessimistic" and "extrovert". That is, provided these words are part of the speaker's vocabulary. English is a large language and the size of a speaker's active vocabulary can be quite different depending on age, education, and social environment.
Q: Which one do Americans use most: wash up or do the dishes?
A: by the way wash up is used more commonly referred to showering or bathing
Q: Who do Americans congratulate on Veterans Day?
I have a friend in the US who served in the Army.
He is a young person so I am not sure if I should congratulate him.

If I should, please, could you tell me what to say to him?
A: It was first made into a holiday after WW1 to say thanks to the service members. But since It's for the men and women who have served in the US armed forces (more or less has done a tour).. and Memorial Day is for all the men and women that has given they're lives for this nation. But either way. Yes he has served so you could call him a vet. Just keep it simple and say happy Veterans Day :)
Q: why some of Americans support Trump who is one of presidential candidates?
please let me know simply!!
A: No, both the republicans and the democrats have failed the American public. Bad trade deals, bad tax policies, excessive spending, crony capitalism, the list goes on and on. Both political parties and both republican and democratic presidents are responsible for debt, immigration, taxes, regulations. Average Americans feel that the country has been moving in the wrong direction. Trump is an absolutely horrible candidate, but he is a successful businessman, and people hope that a political "outsider" can change the system for the better.
Q: What do you think of Americans?
A: Well i'm german not british but I think they're pretty nice. It depends on the person if you like someone or not but in general they're pretty nice and cool people haha .x

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