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

The meaning of "Diary" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does a long-sought after diary of him. mean?
A: Ok, thank you!
The diary is long-sought after, so many people have been trying to get it because it had an entry that could bring out bad information on President Kennedy
Q: What does Dear diary mean?
A: @waterflowersplants Yup your right. The only way I’ve seen adults use it is either on tv in depicting people from the last century or to joke with each other. Ex: Your friend comes in and has a lovestruck look on their face because they talked to their crush. That’s when you pretend to take out a pencil and write in the air in a fake diary and say in a teasing voice “Dear Diary, I finally I talked to my crush today! They are so dreamy” and start laughing. That’s when you friend either doesn’t care or chases you down.
Q: What does learning diary mean?
A: It means where you record your learning
Q: What does free from diary mean?
A: I think you mean "dairy" instead of "diary". Free from dairy (products) means free from milk-based ingredients.
Q: What does He rushed in late pleading a mix-up in his diary. mean?
A: Paraphrase:
He hurried in late, making an emotional appeal as an excuse for his lateness (pleading), saying that he wrote the dates/times incorrectly in his scheduling book(mix-up).

Example sentences using "Diary"

Q: Please show me example sentences with I start writing my diary from Today. Today’s my birthday🍰 I became 21st. I couldn’t have thought becoming adult when I was young. I’ll study English hard to going abroad in this year. My mother and brother took me to dinner last night..
A: ✔️ Today’s my birthday🍰

It was my 21st. [“21st birthday” is implied]
Or
I turned 21. [optional/implied: “years old”]

I couldn’t have imagined becoming/being an adult when I was young.

I’ll study English hard to prepare for (or “to get ready for” or “so I can go”) going abroad this year.

✔️My mother and brother took me to dinner last night.


I hope you had a good time at dinner! Happy birthday
Q: Please show me example sentences with diary and journal.
A: Both would mean to write about daily life, but journal is a more mature word. A child would keep a diary, but an adult would keep a journal.
Q: Please show me example sentences with what is the different between "keep a diary" and "write a diary". Please show me.
A: You would say "write in a diary" usually, but there really is no difference. Both mean you use a diary.

Synonyms of "Diary" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between diary and journal ?
A: Diary: you write down things, which are private and what happened in your day with feelings etc. A journal: a daily record of news and events of a personal nature; a diary. **It is basically the same**
Q: What is the difference between diary and journal ?
A: They are about the same thing, but a diary is usually personal articles that you write, more often "girly" nowadays. A journal can be more of a log about anything, like a traveling journal. They both have lots about someone's life.
Q: What is the difference between diary and journal ?
A: They're actually synonyms of one another; but!

A diary is strictly a record of *personal and daily experiences. Journal could mean a more *general record or logbook but more importantly a technical journal, that is a scientific or industry-related publication/periodical.

So,

Diary = Personal thoughts.
Journal = Records that you wouldn't mind other people seeing.

Hope this helps :)
Q: What is the difference between diary and jornal and entry ?
A: diary - usually more private than a journal (ex: personal diary)
journal - can be private or public (ex: travel journal)
entry - one story or article from a diary or journal (ex: diary or journal entry)
Q: What is the difference between my English diary and my English journal ?
A: A diary is often more personal than a journal and by definition is something you write in daily. A journal doesn't necessarily contain personal thoughts though it often does.

Translations of "Diary"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 「あの時日記を捨てなきゃよかった」

“I shouldn’t have thrown away my diary at that time.”

↑Correct?
A: はい、正しいです。

もう少し自然的: "I shouldn’t have thrown away my diary that time."

at抜きでもいいです。
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I wrote a diary so please correct my mistakes

Finally my self-quaritne was done.
I move on from Riverbend to Duggan.

I was told there is a bathroom in my room.
But... yes, I have a bathroom but I can't take a shower in my bathroom

No shower booth!!!!
A: great work, very understandable. three corrections

"Finally, my self-quarantine is done." (minor spelling, punctuation, and verb-tense correction.)

"Yes, I have a bathroom but... I can't take a shower in it." (correcting informal written text like in a diary is tricky because there are many ways to say something that is understandable. I've corrected it so it sounds a little more natural to me. repeating the subject "my bathroom" is considered redundant and unnecessary. By rearranging the sentence structure, we can cut down on repeated words which can make written text sound a bit amateur and less natural.)

"shower stall" (booth is acceptable and understandable but most people call them "stalls")
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ‎(There is my sister’s diary.)

1. I will be tempted to read it.

2. I will feel temptation to read it.

(How about these sentences(1, 2)?
Can I say like this?
Would it be better if I use “would” instead of “will”?)
A: It depends a bit on the tense and context.

My sister has a diary, I feel tempted to read it.

There's my sister's diary, I'm tempted to read it. (pointing at it)

If my sister had/started a diary, I would be tempted to read it.

If my sister left her diary out, I would be tempted to read it.

If you keep teasing me with your diary, I'll(I will) be tempted to read it.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I start to check the diary in English evryday from today.
A: i started writing english in my diary.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? How's my diary? Please correct me.
A: You mean correct the diary?

...in a suburb which is 15 minutes by bus from the city, and I got a job at a Japanese restaurant.
I guess, spelling of...figured... Though better to use "saw"
Even though I was new (or add the job title after "a new")

Other questions about "Diary"

Q: What does "write a diary entry on what you studied at school this week."mean?
Especially what does "entry" mean??
How to write it??

A: An entry is just another way of saying a passage of text in a book/notebook/diary. For example,

If you had to study you could write some notes on what you have learned. Each 'note' is a different part of what you learn.
It's the same in a diary. An 'entry' is just another 'note' but this time showing what you studied at school.

Hope this helps
Q: Could you check my diary for yesterday?

I have bought a new PC(mac book air) at a second hand shop. When I took a online lesson in English with it yesterday, the connection and the image quality were very good and it was useful because of built in camera and microphone. I was excited to buy it. If you think about buying a new PC, I recommend you buy that one.
A: I bought a new PC(mac book air) at a second hand shop. I took an online lesson in English with it yesterday and the connection and image quality were very good ,it was useful because of the built in camera and microphone. I was excited to buy it. If you're thinking about buying a new PC, I recommend you buy this one.
(This makes more sense :) without changing much! )
Q: Could you correct my diary?


Today,
I joinned a orientation course
on self-care.

I'm gonna attend five lessons
through May into July.

There were three participators today,
but I'm gonna attend next one
in eight participantors.

So, I think I will be nervous
when I introduce myself,
but I wanna have a fun!

A: Today I joined an orientation course on self-care.
I'm going to attend five lessons from May until July.
There were three participants today, but the next one I'm going to attend will have eight.
I think I will be nervous when I introduce myself, but I want to have fun!
Q: I have written a diary every night about my day and I posted some paragraphs that I am not sure if they are well-written on Hinative. English community is really helpful and always corrects my texts. Does this sound natural?
A: The only correction i have is that it should be "the English community". Other than that, nice work!
Q: This is my diary. Please correction.

It have been rained today. And little bit cold. Tomorrow will be rain too.
I'm building hut. Rainy day is can not do it. So I will go to shopping tomorrow.

今日はずっと雨で、少し寒かった。
明日も雨らしい、、
今小屋をつくってるんだけど、雨の日だと続きができないので、明日は買い物に行こうとおもう。 Does this sound natural?
A: Wonderful! As we say in english, "Practice makes perfect!" がんばって!

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