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: The diary that Lily wrote last night is very long. Does this sound natural?
A: You should say 'The diary (entry) that Lily wrote last night is very long,' meaning just a piece of her diary. Unless you meant she wrote the entire thing in one night!
Q: I write my diary here. I would like someone make it correct!

I start this application from today! I am really exited because I have chances to improve my English! Does this sound natural?
A: "I start this application from today!" - I suspect you wrote "from today" from 「いまから」?
"From today" doesn't sound natural in English.

You could say: "I've started using this app today!" (This is my first day using this app)

PS: I'm correcting for the sake of sounding natural. Otherwise, your English is very understandable!
Q: I started to write the English diary.
Because I can't improve my English.
I really want to improve my speaking English
How to do? How to learn?
I aim to learn English. Does this sound natural?
A: I started to write a diary in English. But I can't improve my English(?). I really want to improve my spoken English. How can I do it? How can I learn? I aim to learn English. (It could be better to say "I want to learn English")

これは本当にいいですよ! (英語は難しいですね)

(日本語も難しいㅠ.ㅠ)
Q: I tried writing diary. Dose it sound natural?

I woke up i guess it was around 7:30. I felt a little bit hungry because I didn't eat much last night. I took shower and started cooking omelet. Long time I haven't cook it. I tried to put lots of ingredients as much as I can. Onion, spinach, mash room, tomato, capsicum and so on. It didn't go well because the pan I used was sticky. Then I went to consulate to submit my boyfriend's application form for visiting Japan. However women working there refused it and told me person who apply for has to come and submit it in person. What a harsh.
A: I woke up at around 7:30 i guess. I felt a little hungry because i didn't eat much last night.
I took a shower and started cooking an omelet. It's been a long time since i've cooked one. I tried to put lots of ingredients in it, as much as i could. Onion, spinach, mushroom, tomato, capsicum and so on. It didn't go well because the pan wasn't a non stick pan.
Then I went to the consulate to submit my boyfriends application form for visiting Japan. However the woman working there refused it and told me, "The person who is applying for it, has to come and submit it in person."
How harsh. (Or) What a harsh person.

It was pretty close to being fine. A few issues in the grammar. But English grammar is pretty hard.
Q: I decided I write diary in English every day as much as possible.
But I can't express my feelings well.
And I want to be good at English quickly.
At first, I have to learn many words...
I speculate that my English looks like sentence wrote by child 10 years old now...I persevere it. Does this sound natural?
A: Here is a better way to write this out: "I decided to write a diary in English every day as much as possible. I can't express my feelings well, but I want to be good at English quickly. At first, I have to learn many words, and I speculate that my English looks like sentences written by a 10-year old child now. I can do it if I try hard enough, I know it!"

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