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

The meaning of "Controversy" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does walking controversy mean?
A: Maybe a person that always causing trouble or a very dramatic person
Q: What does Another controversy arose when, in May 2012, Japan strongly pro tested when a top American diplomat linked the issue of North Korean abductions of Japanese citizens with the issue of abduction to Japan by Japanese parents away from non-Japanese parents. mean?
A: In May 2012, an American diplomat said that parental child abduction (a parent taking a child away from the other parent and moving to another country) was as serious as the abductions of Japanese citizens by the North Korean government. This caused a lot of distress to the Japanese government.
Q: What does 'this is not going to be without controversy' mean?
A: @Taya: It's going to cause trouble
Q: What does We understand the controversy that has already placed shadows on the identity for the games. mean?
A: This sounds awkward. I would guess they meant something like "cast a shadow over," which means to make something unpleasant or negative.

Example sentences using "Controversy"

Q: Please show me example sentences with controversy .
A: There was a controversy surrounding the film due to the news exposé showing how the actors were treated by the director.

He has a very controversial opinion, and wasn't afraid to share it.

The article was controversial, and the editor considered pulling it from the second printing.

Q: Please show me example sentences with controversy.
A: I watched the controversy unfold. The controversy surrounding the politician's statement is very serious.

Synonyms of "Controversy" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between It evokes a controversy. and It is evoking a controversy. ?
A: The second means the controversy is happening now.
The first can mean the same, but we also use the present tense for habitual events or future events which may not be happening now. "Every time the president issues a decree, it evokes a controversy" - one may not be happening now!
Q: What is the difference between controversy and argument ?
A: An argument is generally a conversation between a group of people holding different viewpoints trying to convince the other or "win".

A controversy around something means that there are high frequency disagreements about it, for example if a law is passed that a large amount of people are against it can be described as controversial (and this might result in people having an argument over it, too)
Q: What is the difference between controversy and discussion ?
A: Controversy : بحث انگیز
Discussion : گفتگو / بحث

This new gun law is a huge controversy / very controversial.
It is controversial because Republicans like guns and Democrats hate guns so there will be disagreement on the law.

Discussion is just a conversation talking about a certain topic, بحث / گفتگو
Q: What is the difference between controversy and contention and debate ?
A: @chrislin72
*controversy =爭議;爭論;爭辯

a lot of disagreement or argument about something, usually because it affects or is important to many people.


There was a big controversy surrounding/over the use of drugs in athletics.
體育界對使用違禁藥物爭議很大。


*contention = 爭論,爭辯,所持的論點
the disagreement that results from opposing arguments.

Here's a lot of contention about that issue - for every person firmly in favour, there's someone fiercely against it.
那個問題爭議很多——有一人堅決支持,就有一人激烈反對。

*debate = (a) serious discussion of a subject in which many people take part.

談論,討論;爭論,辯論

Education is the current focus of public debate.
教育是目前大眾談論的焦點。

希望可以幫到你喔。
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Q: What is the difference between There was long been controversy and There has long been controversy ?
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Translations of "Controversy"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? controversy
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? controversy
A: Faster you say it the "o" sounds a little but like "uh" but both ways are correct.
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Other questions about "Controversy"

Q: The controversy is not a matter of a turf war in the gaming industry. The problem is that the decision made by the WHO is biased. The WHO is considering gaming addiction a disease. Based on the idea, every behavior such as shopping addiction, work addiction, and SNS addiction all belongs to a disease group. Does this sound natural?
A: × Based on the idea, every behavior such as shopping addiction, work addiction, and SNS addiction all belongs to a disease group.
✓ Based on this (or that) idea (or Based on such an idea), every compulsive behavior such as shopping addiction, work addiction, and SNS addiction belongs to a disease group.

Gone are the days when defining a disease was a simple process. Psychiatrists want to pathologize all behavior considered not "ideal". Only then can they label it, diagnose, then prescribe a drug for it. :-/
Q: The controversy over whether not allowing concealed weapons in educational spaces violates the Second Amendment or not occurred because of the different interpretations by the federal and state governments. Does this sound natural?
A: The controversy over whether or not allowing concealed weapons to be in educational spaces violates the second amendment stems from a difference in the federal and state governments’ interpretations of the amendment.

(The sentence is quite a mouthful! What you said was not technically incorrect; this is just a better way to say it in my opinion.)
Q: Please show me how to pronounce controversy.
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Q: we are devided on this controversy. Does this sound natural?
A: It would be "divided" with an i instead of an e. It sounds pretty natural though.

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