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

The meaning of "Native" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does You don't have to pass as a native speaker. mean?
A: to pass as something = to appear to be something to other people; to look like you are something

You don't have to pass as a native speaker. = It is not necessary to seem like a native speaker. It is OK if people do not think you are native.
Q: What does Which one is right?(*just native speakers)

Different people suit different jobs.

or

Different people is suited different jobs. mean?
A: The first one
Q: What does When I met a native english teacher, she asked my name and I said I am Hailey!
And she said "Yes! you look so Hailey!"
Do you guys have any idea what she meant? mean?
A: She thought that your physical appearance and your name go together well. (it is a silly remark)
Q: What does native mean?
A: The race/culture who were the first in a country.
Q: What does native mean?
A: ネイティブ / 現地人 Native means somewhere from which something originates, or the original people to inhabit a land or area

Example sentences using "Native"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Be due to/ due to ( only British English native speakers please.).
A: I will be late for the meeting due to the cancellation of my train service.
The restaurant is closed due to the lockdown.
My blood sugar is high due to my diabetes
I can’t get online. Could it be due to my network provider?
They aren’t answering the phone, It could be due to increased demand due to Covid-19.
Q: Please show me example sentences with ‘With that caveat’ Do the natives use this expression often? I found my favorite professor use this expression quite often in classroom, and I kinda love this expression, especially in that it sounds posh! Haha.
A:

It is fairly posh 😁

I never heard that word throughout my entire childhood ... then I started to socialise with lawyers.

It's more common than it used to be. People say things like:

I have just one caveat
As usual, remember - caveat emptor!
I might add one more caveat...

Etc

Q: Please show me example sentences with native brother/sister.
A: But referring to siblings overall, people don't really specify that it's their full sister/brother cause it's more or less a given, instead they mention when their siblings are their half/step siblings, like stepbrother etc.
Q: Please show me example sentences with native.
A: As an adjective:
I am a native English speaker.

As a noun:
Where are the natives in the US?

Synonyms of "Native" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between native and Local ?
A: @Nfini
Native refers to a person who grew up or was born in a certain place. It can also refer to places, plants and animals of indigenous origins.

Local refers to a person living in or nearby a certain place.

e.g.
"Marco is an Italian native."
"Marco lives in Milan. He is a local."
Q: What is the difference between native to and native of ?
A: Use “native to” when you’re talking about a category, characteristic, or species. - The Aztecs were native to current day Mexico. (category of people)
- There is a unique business culture native to the U.S. (characteristic)
- The poison dart frog is native to the tropical rainforest. (species)

Use “native of” when you’re talking about where a person was born.
- He is a native of Scotland.
Q: What is the difference between ‘squirrel’ is difficult even for a native speaker and ‘squirrel’ is difficult also for a native speaker ?
A: Here 'even' sounds right to me.

The second sentence sounds as if it should b:

'Squirrel' is also difficult for a native speaker.

But, that doesn't have the same meaning. It means something more like:

ネーティーブの人にとって、「squirrel」も難しいです。
Q: What is the difference between be a native of and be native to ?
A: “Be a native of” most likely is referring to a person who was born and raised in a certain area. “She is a native of Korea.”

“Be native to” can be used to talk about where something originates from. “This flower is native to India.” So it grew first in India, though you may see it in other places. Another example would be, “X animal is a native species.”, meaning they come from wherever you happen to be saying the sentence!
Q: What is the difference between Japanese native speaker and native Japanese speaker ?
A: they are the same

Translations of "Native"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? native
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? native
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? native
A: Native (Ney-tiv)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what is the native way to say gloat at someone in english
A: Bragged, or to brag.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ​​How do you say I need English native speaker like partner to practice English and Arabic in English (US)?
A: I would like a Language partner to practice English and Arabic

Other questions about "Native"

Q: Despite not being a native speaker, I happen to be teaching English sometimes.
I have this Japanese student who is an engineer of some kind. He told me that for a kind of intersection he uses terms "flow in node" and "flow out node". However, someone told him that these have some sexual connotations so he shouldn't use them.
Could you tell me if this is true, and if so, what alternative phrases could I provide him with?
A: There aren't any inherent sexual connotations in those examples, at least as far as I am aware as an American English speaker.
Q: I need a native to help me with something. There's a voice in the following link:
http://www.51voa.com/VOA_Standard_English/VOA_Standard_English_29217.html

I need this part:
Thursday's balloting topped 74 percent -- higher than the president's (.........) last election.

I need to know what he says between "President's" and "least election".
A: It's saying "higher than President Bouteflika's last election." That's the President's name.
Q: I define the native speaker to be the person who is exposed to that language right after they are born for at least five or six years and whose first language he/she gets to speak is that language. Does this sound natural?
A: I define the native speaker to be a person who is exposed to their country’s language after birth for at least the first five or six years and whose first language he/she gets to speak ,from the start, is that language.
Q: I wish I could imitate the native speaker, but I think I don't have any talent on it. Does this sound natural?
A: I wish I could imitate being a native speaker, but I don't think I have enough talent.
Q: do all native speakers know what the terminology "schwa sound" stands for?
A: Highly doubtful. I think only people learning English, or native english speakers that teach english will know what the "schwa" sound is.

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