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

The meaning of "Loaf" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does loaf (as a verb) mean?
A: doing nothing, being idle.

"Stop loafing around and get back to work!"
Q: What does sugary loaf mean?
A: Sugary Loaf is a food basically sugary bread but baked
Q: What does loaf mean?
A: noun: food shaped into an oblong form, usually sliced to serve
loaf of bread or meatloaf

verb: lounge, be idle, be lazy
Q: What does loaf mean?
A: It depends on the context. However, it could be "a loaf of bread" which is what we refer to as the baked bread, which varies in shapes. Where I come from, we also refer to the already sliced bread in its packaging as a loaf, as well.
Q: What does loaf mean?
A: The plural of loaf is loaves. While it is almost always used for bread in normal conversation, it does mean the shape. Other things of the same shape are sometimes called loaves as well. But quite often the 'loaf' is formed into a single word such as meatloaf or sugarloaf. 'Even though I'm vegetarian, I can make a reasonable meatloaf using dried vegetarian sausage mix.'

Example sentences using "Loaf"

Q: Please show me example sentences with loaf around .
A: "He wasn't interested in work, he was too busy loafing around"
"You won't get far in this world if all you do is loaf around"
Q: Please show me example sentences with a loaf of.
A: "a loaf of" is almost exclusively used as the unit of Bread, an a way that is designed to be sliced.

"Do you want one loaf of bread, or two loaves of bread?"

"Do you want a slice from the loaf?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with loaf(s) of.
A: He bought a load of bread. She buys loaves (plural or more than one) of bread.

Synonyms of "Loaf" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between loaf of bread and bread ?
A: Bread can take many shapes. A loaf is full and uncut. It’s what you would take out of the oven. You can cut slices of bread out of the original loaf.
Q: What is the difference between loaf and bread ?
A: Loaf and bread is usually used together. You would say "a loaf of bread." It usually means that the bread is not cut or anything.
Q: What is the difference between loaf and bread ?
A: loaf of bread = Fatia de pão / Miche de pain
bread = pão / pain
Q: What is the difference between loaf and bread ?
A: Mass nouns ( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_noun ) sometimes need to be treated as a count noun ( https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Count_noun ).
Different mass nouns have different ways of referring to a certain amounts of them. Bread can be "measured" in loaves or slices/pieces. Ex) I bought a loaf of bread.

The following is NOT correct: I bought a bread.
Q: What is the difference between loaf and lounge and idle ?
A: Loaf and lounge are identical. Idle is the opposite of "be busy", but it's most often used for engines that aren't accelerating.

"He idled at the start line before the race."

"Many buses in Japan practice an eco-friendly no-idling policy where they turn off their engine at red lights."

Translations of "Loaf"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 뒹굴거리다 loaf around 많이 써요?
영어로 뭐라고 해요?
A: Do you mean like sitting around doing nothing?

Yes, loafing around is a well known phrase.

You've been loafing around for days. It's time to get cleaned up and go out on the town.
Quit loafing around and clean up your room.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does loaf mean
A: A loaf is generally bread that hasn’t been cut into slices yet, so it looks like a rectangle/chunk of bread.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? loaf
A: loaf / loaf of bread
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? бутерброд (a loaf of bread, with or without some butter spread, with piece of sausage or cheese on top. Like sandwich without second piece of bread
A: The nearest thing we can use is an "open sandwich"

Other questions about "Loaf"

Q: ‎英語での数え方について質問です。

食パン一斤は、“a loaf of bread ”
食パン一枚は“a slice of bread ” と言いますよね。

では、小さくて丸い、ロールパンのようなパンは、どう数えるのでしょう。
大きなかたまりになっているパンから切り取ったものでなくても、a piece of bread と言うのでしょうか。
A: I'm pretty sure it's "a breadcrumb". Your answer is also correct too!
Q: He cut the loaf in two with a knife. Does this sound natural?
A: Slightly better to say he cut the loaf in half rather than in two.
Q: “I bought a loaf of freshly baked azuki bean bread today. I'm into sweet bread recently.” Does this sound natural?
A: This is perfect :)
Q: Soft loaf of bread can be cut smoothly and the cut surface should be very flat without asperity. Does this sound natural?
A: Thank you sooo much !!
Q: We can only eat a loaf of the bread. Let's share. Does this sound natural?
A: But I would advise to say "one loaf of bread." Your sentence is correct, it's just more common to say "one loaf of bread."

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