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

The meaning of "Dress" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does the dress accentuates my figure. What does it mean? Can I change 'accentuate' to other word? mean?
A: The dress accentuates my figure. = The dress shows off my figure.

To accentuate means to make more noticeable or prominent.

accentuate = focus attention on, bring/call/draw attention to, point up, underline, underscore, accent, highlight, spotlight, foreground, feature, give prominence to, make more prominent
Q: What does What is a can-can dress like? This name is so cute. 😂 mean?
A: the can-can is a kind of line dance where a bunch of dancers stand in rows and do synchronized high kicks. It's old fashioned now, but shows up a lot in cartoons and stuff as a joke. The dancers wear dresses with big colorful layered skirts with lots of ruffles but when they kick they hold the skirts up and you can see their underwear
Q: What does is she wearing a dress mean?
A: está ella utilizando/llevando un vestido?
Q: What does you make that dress look good mean?
A: 服そのものはいまいちだけど、あなたがとても魅力的だからその服がよく見える、ということらしいです。
私も勉強になりました。
Q: What does "Inside one's dress" and "dare to dream" mean?
A: I think the granddaughter is expressing doubt of the supposed jealousy by saying "dare to dream" which suggests her grandmother is thinking optimistically.

Example sentences using "Dress"

Q: Please show me example sentences with lightly dressed.
A: She was too lightly dressed for that cold winter’s day.
The salad was too lightly dressed for his liking.

Typically I wouldn’t say it has a sexual connotation. I suppose if you’re not wearing enough clothes to be warm that might be the reason, but not necessarily :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with dress code .
A: "The dress code at my school is very strict."
"You can't wear those short shorts. They're against the dress code."
"There was no dress code when I was in college."
私が日本語に訳したらいいですか。
Q: Please show me example sentences with dress down.
A: "To dress down for the concert after work, she took off her suit jacket and put on a pair of sneakers. She kept wearing her fancy work blouse and pants."

"The boss gave me a real dressing down after I messed up that presentation! I will not make that mistake again."
Q: Please show me example sentences with the dress.
A: The dress was blue.
The dress had ruffles.
The dress is red.
Isn't the dress pretty?
Was the dress on sale?
How much was the dress?
In the dress, you look like an angel.
Q: Please show me example sentences with dressing up.
A: For holidays or special occasions, people enjoy dressing up.
Many people dress up for church or other religious ceremonies.

Synonyms of "Dress" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between the dress that i wore to the party is in my closet and the dress i wore to the party is in my closet ?
A: I can't think of an example where you would leave it out. Maybe if you keep giving examples I could say..
for example 'the book I read yesterday' is the same as 'the book that I read yesterday'
'The food I am going to cook' is the same as 'the food that I am going to cook'
I guess it just puts more emphasis on something.
'The food' is general 'that food' is talking about some food in particular (you may be pointing at it when you say that)
Q: What is the difference between dress up and dress down ?
A: Dressing up means formal. To dress really nice in a tux or dress.
Dressing down means casual. Jeans and a shirt. Still wear nice clothes just nothing extravagant.
Q: What is the difference between disguise, dress up and costume ?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: What is the difference between The dress wouldn't look good on you and The dress won' t look good on you ?
A: If someone were to ask "Would the dress look good on me?" it would most likely be because the person wants to know someone's opinion of how she would look if she were to try on the dress.

"Will the dress look good on me?" implies that the person asking the question will definitely try on the dress regardless of the answer to the question.
Q: What is the difference between dress and skirt ?
A: A dress covers the top and bottom parts of the body. A skirt is only the bottom so a shirt would need to be worn as well.

Translations of "Dress"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I don't think this dress fit me well.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dress
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? it is not possible to get your dresses , because their are no space in car
A: It's impossible to pick up/go get your dress because there is no more space left in the car
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? What do you call the dress the woman in the picture is wearing in English?
A: that's a grecian front dress
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how to say that this dress and the shoes don't suit each other, don't look good together?
A: This dress and these shoes don't match.

Other questions about "Dress"

Q: You've got a new dress,haven't you? How much was it? Well, I actually got it for free. Does this sound natural?
A: "You've gotten a new dress, haven't you?"
or
"You got a new dress, didn't you?"

Are ways to say it.
Q: Can you shine those dress shoes over there for me?
A: @Eduardoakaedu: do you mean "can you polish those dress shoes over there for me?"
Q: He dress is very simple. Does this sound natural?
A: I clicked natural by accident. Sorry!

This is unnatural, for it should be:

*The way he dresses is simple.
*The way he dresses is not complicated.
*He is simple in the way he dresses.
Q: This favorite dress is Nasty Gal. Does this sound natural?
A: This is my favorite dress, it's from Nasty Gal.
Q: You dress well .
I like your dress .
And she dresses terriblely. Does this sound natural?
A: If your saying it all at once then it's unnatural but other than that it's good except the last one, instead of terribly use terrible.

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