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

The meaning of "Britain" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does So far as Britain and Russia are concerned, how would it do for you to have ninety percent dominance in Rumania, for us to have ninety percent of the say in Greece, and go fifty-fifty about Yugoslavia?"

why is 'say' placed there before 'in Greece'?? mean?
A: 90% of the say in Greece." It means they have a large influence on the decision made in Greece. They get a "say" in decisions.
Q: What does Britain's got talent mean?
A: It's a popular variety tv show in Britain
Q: What does Britain started a direct clipper trade with China in the early 18th century. mean?
A: either they directly traded clippers (a type of ship) with China, or they directly traded with China using clippers. I think it's ambiguous.
Q: What does Britain is defying our Brexit gloom mean?
A: "Defy" means to ignore an instruction, or be rebellious. You can "defy the odds" meaning to succeed even though you were not likely to.

"Gloom" literally means darkness, but it can also mean sadness or pessimism.

This sentence could mean that, although many expect bad consequences from Brexit (brexit gloom), so far they have not happened (Britain is defying them).

Of course, I would say that we have not had (many) bad consequences because we have not actually left yet- but that's a political discussion for another place.

Synonyms of "Britain" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Britain once allied with France. and Britain was once allied with France. ?
A: yes ..its grammaticallu correct.
Q: What is the difference between Britain and United Kingdom and England ?
A: England is just its own country while The United Kindom is Wales, Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. The island of Great Britain has England, Wales and Scotland on it. Great Britain also governs Northern Ireland. Hope that helps and isn’t too confusing! Speaking as an Irish gal from the Republic of Ireland!
Q: What is the difference between if you want to study in Britain, you need to improve your English. and if you want to do a degree in Britain, you'll have to a one-year foundation course first . ?
A: in English, different between this two sentences:1) you don’t know English language and you want to study in Britain , and they talk to you “you need improve your English language “ because you can’t study in Britain without knowledge of English
Q: What is the difference between Britain and United Kingdom ?
A: Britain is England Scotland and Wales.

United Kingdom includes Northern Ireland.

"The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland"
Q: What is the difference between Britain English and American English ?
A: lots of different words, but besides that very similar.

Translations of "Britain"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? We are, They are etc..( I want to now: in Britain english, people say ARE like [a:] or [ar]?
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I want to learn Britain accent
A: This should be 'I want to learn the British accent'/ 'I want to learn to speak English with a British accent'.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I would like to study abroad to Britain or the US while I am high school student. How do you say this sentences naturally
A: (*Replace "to" with "in"):

"I would like to study abroad in Britain or the U.S. while I am a high school student."
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Britain
A: I quite did not understand your question but
The United Kingdom (UK) consists of Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Britain itself.

Other questions about "Britain"

Q: I'm confused that why shouldn't I answer Britain "AND" America when I answer the following quesiton: does this sound natural?
A: I'm confused about why I shouldn’t answer “Britain AND America” when I answer the following question:
Q: I used to lived in Britain back in 2014 but I think my English skills are getting worse does this sound natural?
A: Here is me saying the same thing:

Q: "Britain urgently needs a national debate on halting Brexit because it threatens economic prosperity and political stability, a group of prominent Scots said in one of the most overt appeals yet to overturn the 2016 referendum result."
Is it necessary to put "yet" here? What does it sound if there is no "yet"? How does it work?
A: By adding the "yet" you are signifying that the event has not happened yet. If you leave out the "yet" the sentence may not make sense.
Q: Britain became a Roman colony in AD 43 under Emperor Claudius. However, the Celts had close contacts with the Romans long before the invasion. About a hundred years earlier Julius Caesar organized two expeditions two Britain (one of which was in 55 B.C and the second one in 54 B.C). The Celts also fought in Gallic wars and imported wine and other luxuries from Rome. does this sound natural?
A: Britain became a Roman colony in 43 AD under Emperor Claudius. However, the Celts had close contact with the Romans long before the invasion. About one hundred years earlier, Julius Caesar organized two expeditions to Britain (the first of which was in 55 BC, and the second in 54 BC). The Celts also fought in Gallic wars and imported wine and other luxuries from Rome.

So what you already have is fantastic, there's just a couple of little tweaks to make it completely natural-sounding. The first is that we place the time marker (AD, BC) after the number, instead of before. I think you know this as you had them in the right order in the 3rd sentence. "Close contacts" in the second sentence is slightly incorrect, the correct version I provided above. As I'm assuming this is a formal piece of writing, the term "a hundred" isn't quite correct for the tone of the piece, which is why I corrected it to "one hundred" (although both are technically grammatically correct). In this sentence, I also changed the way you phrased the parts in the parentheses, as the version I provided sounds more natural.

I hope I was of help!
Q: What do you usually say in Britain in reply to How are you?
A: You can change "good" to however you're feeling but usually you would say "good" or "fine". You should always return the question to the other person to be polite.

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