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

The meaning of "Weeds" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does veer off into the weeds mean?
A: Veer off onto the weeds:

Get off topic.
Lose focus in a conversation.
Talk too much about stuff people don’t care about.

A salesperson “veering off into the weeds” is probably talking about technical things that are difficult for a customer to understand.
Q: What does we're in the weeds out here. mean?
A: The situation is in the restaurant. There are so many customers and tables are not clean. So manager said that sentence
Q: What does There, if it rained, a few stunted weeds struggled to the surface mean?
A: It means that if it rained in that specific place, a few weeds would grow. it’s a conditional statement, so whether or not “weeds grow” depends on whether or not “it rains”. Does that make sense?
Q: What does be in the weeds mean?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: What does we are in the weeds out here mean?
A: We are discussing too much detail. We need to focus on the specific issue.

Synonyms of "Weeds" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between They pulled up weeds from my lawn. and They pulled out weeds from my lawn. ?
A: The end result is the same, the removal of a pest plant from the lawn or garden. However, the first phrase “pulled up weeds” is usually directly associated with the proper way to removed weeds from the lawn by pulling them straight upwards so as to removed the entire plant. The second phrase “pull out weeds” assumes that weeds were simply removed. The first phrase is more concise.
Q: What is the difference between weeds are pulling back. and weeds are being pulled back. ?
A: "Weeds are pulling back" suggests that the weeds are doing the action, so the weeds are pulling *something* back. Or it could mean "the weeds are pulling back from the wall" = "the weeds are coming off the wall by themselves" (with no external action)

"Weeds are being pulled back" suggests *something else* is acting on the weeds to pull them back, e.g. "the weeds are being pulled back from the wall", or "I am pulling the weeds back from the wall"
Q: What is the difference between many weeds and much weeds ?
A: “Weeds” is countable, so we actually can’t use “much” here. We can say many weeds, a lot of weeds, a ton of weeds, etc.

Translations of "Weeds"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? If there are weeds on your lawn, what are the other ways to say it when you try to pull off those weeds manually? Getting off the weeds by hand?
A: Hello 🙂

Hmmm, I think I’ve only ever heard two terms for this:

• weeding
• pulling weeds


1) Today was my day off so I spent time weeding the garden.

2) The gardener at the local park seems to always be pulling weeds during the summer.

^^ hope this helps 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

Other questions about "Weeds"

Q: I found two weeds in my flower bed.

Does it sound right?
A: Yes, it sounds correct.
Q: There are too many weeds in my garden.
I have to pull them.
I feel good when I'm able to pull a weed out of the ground by its roots. Does this sound natural?
The last sentence is perfectly natural as written, "to pull a weed out by its roots" is a very common expression among gardeners.

"I feel good..." could also be "It feels good..."
It feels good to pull a weed out of the ground by its roots.
Q: He plucked the weeds to clean his yard. Does this sound natural?
A: I would say "He pulled the weeds" rather than "plucked."
Q: He willingly weeds in sidewalks. 彼は進んで歩道の草取りをします。
Does this sound natural?
A: "He voluntarily weeds the sidewalks."
"He doesn't mind weeding the sidewalks."
Q: "Don't forget to get at the weeds." What does "get at" mean?
A: Here it means "take care of" or "get rid of."

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