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

The meaning of "Muscle" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does hired muscle mean?
A: "She hired muscle" can mean that someone paid someone strong (to lift things, protect them, etc.)

"The hired muscle" can refer to the strong people, themselves, that were hired/paid for the job.
Q: What does muscle strain mean?
A: Muscle strain is when a muscle is overstretched or torn. This is usually the result of excessive effort or muscle fatigue.
Q: What does muscle to muscle , toe to toe mean?
A: "Toe to toe" is a phrase used to describe fighting physically with someone, usually it means that the fighters are a close match, or that they are fighting physically closely.

"I wish I'd been a boxer when Muhammad Ali was boxing! I'd have loved to go toe-to-toe with him!"

(The speaker is saying that they wished they could have boxed with the famous boxer. They are not saying they would have won or done well. "Toe to toe" expresses a love of fighting and the fantasy of fighting on a high enough level to challenge a legendary boxer here.)

"The gang leaders are going toe-to-toe!"

(The gang leaders are fighting close up.)

"Fighter 1 is really strong, but Fighter 2 is going toe-to-toe with her!"

(Fighter 2 is a match for Fighter 1. There is no fighter that is clearly stronger or winning.)

I have not heard of "muscle to muscle". I assume it would mean "fighting physically close with someone" and "matching someone's strength", too.
Q: What does his muscle got seized up mean?
A: It means that he had a temporary, involuntary contraction of a muscle, usually caused by overexertion. We also call it a muscle cramp or charlie horse. "I can't walk right now. I have a charlie horse in my leg."
Q: What does rippling muscles mean?
A: If someone has rippling muscles then they're very muscular

Example sentences using "Muscle"

Q: Please show me example sentences with muscle one's way.
A: I'll muscle my way through the crowd
Stadium was so packed she had to muscle her way in
Q: Please show me example sentences with muscle.
A: His muscle showed through the thin shirt.

She didn't move a muscle.

Laura pulled a muscle.

The heart is a muscle.

His muscles ached from working out so long.
Q: Please show me example sentences with muscle pain/ myalgia.
A: "Muscle pain is one way that your body is trying to tell you that it needs rest."
Q: Please show me example sentences with Put some muscle into it!.
A: Well, technically it means : put some forceful effort into whatever you are doing
Example:
1.If you are serious about dance, put some muscle into it..
2. Come on man, put some muscle into cleaning that fence ..

Synonyms of "Muscle" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between loosen muscle and relax muscle ?
A: They mean the same thing. So you could say:

How can I relax muscle or
How can I loosen muscle

I need to loosen muscles or
I need to relax muscles
Q: What is the difference between muscle for brains and all muscle and no brains ?
A: I think the first one.
Q: What is the difference between a muscle spasm and a muscle cramp ?
A: Hi garcia, muscle cramp is a state of muscle spasm, muscle spasm has many causes, medically in muscle spasm is due electrolytes like sodium and potassium inbalance in the muscle which make the muscle contract involantry, the inbalance cause by excessive sweating leading the slat inbalance.
Q: What is the difference between muscle training and work out ?
A: Muscle training is working out specifically your muscles (probably including exercices like weight lifting), work out is a general term which could include muscle training but it also can include other things like endurance (and more).
Q: What is the difference between I think I pulled a muscle playing soccer. and I think I pulled a muscle when playing soccer. ?
A: kelligirl is correct! Also, I think using 'when' is a bit awkward in that sentence. The better word for that is 'while' >> I think I pulled a muscle while playing soccer.

Translations of "Muscle"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? muscle
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? muscle
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The most of muscle in the body is in the legs and thighs.
A: Most of the muscle in the (human)body is in the legs and thighs.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? muscle
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Other questions about "Muscle"

Q: I think I pulled a muscle playing soccer. Does this sound natural?
A: Not really. If you are writing a formal essay then say it but if it's a conversation then don't

Q: I like muscle training as he likes Does this sound natural?
A: Like him, I like muscle training.
Q: Did you get muscle sore yet? I'm not better than last week very much. Does this sound natural?
A: Are your muscles sore? I still feel very sore from last week.
Q: I enjoy riding a bicycle.Because of this, I could have muscle. Does this sound natural?
A: Ok, that means that you're experienced. Try "I enjoy bicycle riding. I'm muscular thanks to that."

Or "I enjoy riding bicycles. It helped me grow muscles."
Q: I've got a muscle pain. Does this sound natural?
A: I have muscle pain/ache./My muscles ache.

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