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

The meaning of "Towel" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I patted myself dry with towel.

In the sentence, What type of "dry" is it? mean?
A: Sentence pattern: S+Vti+O+Oc
I patted myself dry with a towel.
"Patted" is an incomplete, transitive verb that necessitates the use of an object complement "dry".

Sentence pattern: S+Vtc+O
I dried myself off with a towel.
"Dried" is a complete, transitive verb that eliminates the need for an object complement.
Q: What does Fresh towels ready for spoilage, the wastebaskets gaping their invitations, ... mean?
A: As you’ve probably noticed by now, this is from the life of the older days! Haha

“Fresh towels ready for spoilage,” would mean that for some apparent reason, there are fresh towels that are supposed to be put into the waterbaskets. By fresh, they most likely mean clean towels.
“Gaping their invitations,” means the waterbaskets are ready for the fresh towels to be put into. The waterbaskets are inviting the towels inside, strongly.

How they use these towels and the waterbaskets, I have no idea. This is from the ancient days, I would assume it’s for cleaning something? Clothes or those towels? I don’t know.

What you should care about in this sentence is understanding the expression “gaping their invitations.” It’s not very common, but it’s an expression you might see from time to time.
Hope this helped :)
Q: What does towel mean?
Q: What does get yourself a towel. mean?
A: It means that the person telling you is saying " grab a towel from my towels, I don't mind you digging in my closet." it is very warm and friendly like you are now family.
Q: What does throw in the towel mean?
A: It's commonly used to represent failure, or that someone has tried their best and has given up, for example;
"Mike threw in the towel before the game had ended"

Example sentences using "Towel"

Q: Please show me example sentences with throw the towel.
A: The phrase is "throw in the towel", and it means to surrender or give up

It comes from boxing, where if a boxer is getting beaten too badly, his manager can throw a towel in the ring to stop the fight (and the other fighter wins)

We tried repeatedly to fix the code, but every fix caused more errors, so we threw in the towel and just started fresh.

They tried for years to save their marriage, but eventually they threw in the towel and got divorced.

My brother tried five years in a row to pass the civil service exam, but he failed each time. So he finally threw in the towel and became a bartender.

Q: Please show me example sentences with Throw one’s towel.
A: The boxer had a serious injury but would not quit fighting so his corner had to throw in the towel, ending the fight.
To throw in the towel means to give up.
I’d really like to complete this marathon but I’m going to have to throw in the towel, I’m exhausted.
After hours of trying to fix the car himself he finally threw in the towel and called the auto shop.
Q: Please show me example sentences with throw in the towel.
A: Throw in the towel is basically just a figure of speech that means you quit or give up, for instance..."I couldn't figure out how to make cupcakes no matter how hard I tried, so I had to throw in the towel"
Q: Please show me example sentences with towel.
A: The towel in the kitchen has apples on it.
The soft purple towel dries dishes faster than the rough green towel.
When I get out of the shower, I love to wrap myself in a big towel.
Q: Please show me example sentences with towel.
A: I’m going to the shower. I need a towel.

“Throw in the towel.” (Idiom). Means to give up. From boxing when a fighter signifies his withdrawal from the fight by throwing his towel into the middle of the ring.

Synonyms of "Towel" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between towel and toweling ?
A: : this picture should be clear enough to give you an immediate idea about what a bathrobe, which is made of toweling/towelling, is (after a first tap at the image below you can use two fingers to enlarge it without losing too much definition):
Q: What is the difference between I like my towels extra fluffy. and I like my towels to be extra fluffy. ?
A: Nothing. There’s no difference. It’s fine to say both.
It’s like saying...
“I want my coffee extra milky!”
“I want my coffee to be extra milky”
Q: What is the difference between You wouldn't happen to have a towel, would you? and You don't happen to have a towel, do you? ?
A: Would is more gentle.
Q: What is the difference between towel and flannel ?
A: Towels are usually made of cotton and are meant to absorb moisture. Flannel is a different type of material that is soft and warm.

In some places they call washcloths flannels, probably because they used to use flannel material for washcloths. But in most places this isn't what flannel means.
Q: What is the difference between towel rack and shelf ?
A: @pasin1017: a towel rack is a bar attached to the wall or standing alone that is only meant for towels. A shelf is just a board that can be anywhere and you can put anything on it.

Translations of "Towel"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I forgot taking my towel with me when i was taking a shower,and i wanna to ask my roommate to get it for me,How should i say?
A: I forgot to bring my towel in here. Would you mind getting it for me?


I forgot my towel. Would you mind bringing it to me?
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? a towel used to dry body after showing
A: Towel is all we say in the UK.

You may come across the terms ‘bath towel’ and ‘bath sheet’ but these only refer to sizes and would only be used when buying a towel. In day to day life you would just say towel.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? ​‎bath towelを一枚洗濯したら、シミができて汚れていました。「bath towel wo ichimai sentaku shitara shimi ga dekite yogorete imashita」
A: I wash each bath towel when it becomes dirty.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? there's one on the towel rail
A: "Rail" is pronounced a little differently.

You can also say "towel rack" if it's easier.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'll just get a towel and we can leave
A: "get" doesn't make sense. Instead, you would say, "I just got a towel, we can leave"

Other questions about "Towel"

Q: which towels can I wipe the dishes? Does this sound natural?
A: No, if you say wash, that means you are cleaning the dishes. If you say “which towels can I use to dry the dishes with?” Means to dry.
Q: Could you wash the towel in your convenience,for when we go out it will make many uses. Does this sound natural?
A: It will come in handy.
Q: Before you put the towel in the washing machine, you should rinse it or the dirts from the towel may put on other laundry. Does this sound natural?
A: Before you put the towel in the washing machine, you should rinse it or else the dirt from the towel may stain the other laundry
Q: he put the towel across the pillow. Does this sound natural?
A: Yeah of course! Both would be correct, but across gives better detail. If you put (or lay) something on something nothing is implied, you are literally just putting something on top of something else. If you lay something across something you are saying that you covered a certain area on top of something with something else. For example (since I know the multiple somethings are confusing) "I put a blanket on the bed" vs. "I lay a blanket across the bed". In sentence 1 you could be placing the blanket anywhere, in sentence 2 it is implied that you are covering the bed with the blanket. (Another thing of importance is the tenses that I used, lay is present tense, while put is generally past tense so if you were trying to use past tense you'd have to say 'laid (out)' instead of 'lay'.) (the 'out' is just an added descriptor that makes the sentence more fluid.) Hope this helps, if you have any other questions be free to let me know!
Q: There is not towels in public bath, so please bring your towel in your room

お客様に対して伝えたいです。 Does this sound natural?
A: There are no towels in the public bath so please bring a towel from your room.

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