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

The meaning of "Rusty" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does rusty mean?
A: kind of !! it can mean i’m old, or i haven’t done that thing in a while
Q: What does rusty mean?
A: literal meaning: covered in rust (the brown, powdery oxide substance that forms on metal that is exposed to the air)
figurative meaning: unskilled due to a lack of recent practice or use

Joe couldn't afford a new car, so he continued to drive his old rusty (= covered in oxide) truck.

Linda's cello playing skills are a little rusty (= not used recently) because she hasn't been in an orchestra for over ten years.
Q: What does rusty
mean?
A: 녹슨 i mean-
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Example sentences using "Rusty"

Q: Please show me example sentences with rusty.
A: “I haven’t practiced French in a while, so I’m a little rusty.” rusty here is a bit more colloquial, meaning unpracticed so won’t be as good

“The gate is all rusty since it’s not protected.”

“My ring got rusty, so I guess it wasn’t silver.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with rusty .
A: "He hasn't been working for a month now, so he's a little rusty."

Here, rusty means "not as good as before".
Q: Please show me example sentences with rusty.
A: I'm a little rusty, I haven't played basketball in years.

The tools were starting to get a little rusty, so I bought new ones.

My bike is a little rusty because I don't have a garage to put it in.

It was a nice rusty brown color. (sometimes used as a color)

I'm a little rusty, so take it easy on me, ok?

The rims were getting rusty, so I had them replaced. (car)
Q: Please show me example sentences with rusty.
A: My Chinese speaking skills are rusty. I haven't studied Chinese in many years.

Synonyms of "Rusty" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between rusty and shaky ?
A: Both "rusty" and "shaky" mean that someone's skill is below standard or otherwise not great.

"Rusty" implies that someone was previously good at a skill, but now they are not as good. (High skill --> low skill)

"Shaky" implies that someone is not good at a skill in general. It doesn't imply that they were good at the skill in the past.
Q: What is the difference between rusty and rusted ?
A: Rusty is the result of rusting. Metal gets wet and it rusts. It becomes rusty. It rusted from being wet and sitting for a long period. So technically rusted is the result of becoming rusty. But people use both words normally to describe something that has rust on it.
"I left my shovel out in the rain and now it's all rusty."
"I left my lawn mower out in the rain and it rusted."
Q: What is the difference between rusty and rusted ?
A: Rusty is an adjective used to describe something with rust on it.

Rusted is either the past tense or past participle of the verb to rust.

In some sentences, the mean the same. For example,
The nail is rusty.
The nail is rusted.

But something like
The nail rusted.
Or
The nail has rusted.
Is only with that verb form.
Q: What is the difference between rusty and lose one’s touch ?
A: Rusty is used as an idiom when someone hasn't done something in a long time so they are unpracticed which leads them to forget things or make simple mistakes. "I'm so rusty at basketball, I haven't played in a year. I can't even get a single shot in." The idiom exists because unused metal objects tend to get rusty.

Lose one's touch means that someone simply isn't as good as they were before at something. It could be due to any reason, like old age, bad diet, or for unexplained reasons. "Have you seen Kei Nishikori play tennis lately? He sure has lost his touch."

Translations of "Rusty"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? rusty
A: enferrujado.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? rusty

Other questions about "Rusty"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce rusty.
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Q: rusty? Does this sound natural?
A: It's natural

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