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

The meaning of "East" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "East End" mean?
A: It usually refers to an area of London that suffers from some of the worst poverty in England.

Example sentences using "East"

Q: Please show me example sentences with East.
A: It is on the east side of town. I live on the east coast.
Q: Please show me example sentences with East.
A: They moved to eastern New Jersey.
Gandalf said, "On the third day, look to the East."
"Go east if you want to get to the Atlantic Ocean, and west if you're going to the Pacific Ocean."
The eastern half is better than the western half of Australia.
There is an easterly wind blowing toward the mountains.

Synonyms of "East" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between East side of Tokyo and Eastern Tokyo and East Tokyo ?
A: sorry my Japanese is still very basic. East describes a specific place or direction e.g "New Zealand is to the East of Australia" but you can't say "New Zealand is to the Eastern of Australia"

You would have to say "New Zealand is in Eastern Oceania" so you use Eastern to describe a location within a larger area
Q: What is the difference between the Near East and the Middle East and the Far East ?
A: oh thank u very much. Have a good day :)
Q: What is the difference between "in the East" and "on the east" ?
A: in = inside
on = on top

Translations of "East"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? As an East Asian Studies Korea mention student, I consider taking this course and taking it here in Korea as an unique opportunity to learn about Korean culture from a new perspective.
A: Bro this gonna blow ur mind. But this is how we say it in English. Hold on. You’re not ready for this.

As an East Asian Studies Korean student, I consider taking this course and taking it here in Korea as an unique opportunity to learn about their culture from a new perspective.

And there you go. How you say English sentence in English.👍
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? East meet west
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I attended to/attended East xxx High School."Attended" or "Attended to"Which one is correct?
A: I'm going to answer your question to @mjgiardino
You can say "I am going to attend to XXX..." you would most likely use it in situations of talking about something before doing it.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? East west Home is the best
A: It's a proverb.
It means home is the best place in the world no matter where you are . East west are there just for the sake of rhyming.

Other questions about "East"

Q: I’m totally stroked about going to East coast this summer. does this sound natural?
A: I’m totally stoked about going to the East coast this summer.
Q: Which one is correct?

#1 East countries

#2 Eastern countries
A: They are both correct. But #2 sounds better
(I meant to say 2 and not 1)
Q: Please show me how to pronounce he took me back to East Atlanta.
A: Havana oh na na lol
Q: East coast to west coast , which is all the way across the US, end to end, is a little more than 2000 miles. does this sound natural?
A: When you say the word 'end' it sounds like you're saying 'and'. Otherwise you just need to practice saying the sentence so you'll feel more comfortable and then it will sound more natural.
Q: 1- How do you refer to East Asian people (Chinese, Korean, or Japanese) both formally and informally?

We call them 'slant-eyed" or "almond-eyed" informally and they don't have negative meanings (just describing their eyes shape as different from ours).

I want to say:

"The slant-eyed people are leading the field in sports like table tennis and gymnastics."

2- What is the term for an eye-shape that is like Chinese people's?

"Her eyes are ...-shaped, like Chinese!"
A: I think anything involving their eyes can come off as offensive/racist. Generally, "Asian" refers to East Asians. In America, we don't really refer to Indian people or Persian people (for example) as Asian, despite obviously being from Asia. I know in England, they call Indian and Pakistani people Asian, but not in America.

For that sentence, I would say: "East Asians are leading the field in sports like table tennis and gymnastics."

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