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  • The meaning of "Orient" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. It means you can get to know the city, like how to get around or find places that you like.

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    2. he wants a gf who is not into fashion or won't try to follow the fashion trend. best if she can be an unique individual. exotic means rare / unique / distinct / not common.

  • Example sentences using "Orient"

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    2. I just got off the plane and need to orient myself to my new surroundings. I need to orient my compass so it’s pointing in the right direction. I got a little distracted. I need to reorient myself and focus on the task at hand.

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    2. You can say something like “I had to take a minute to orient myself” It means to figure out where you are, it comes from the word “orientation” (orientation means direction) Hope that helps!

  • Similar words to "Orient" and their differences

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    2. @Sherry181: but they are pretty close in meaning. these are really just subtle differences, in this case

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    2. That’s a tricky question.. “Direct” can be used in a similar way to “aiming” or “straight to” Examples: Was that directed at me? There are no direct flights today. Let’s go the most direct route. “Orient” is when something is being aligned/positioned with something else. Examples: There were no street signs that she could orient herself with. She was trying to orient herself with the compass. Give him time to orient himself with the new place. Direct = adjective Orient = verb Hopefully this helps!

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    2. Orienting something is to position thing(s) in a specific way relative to something else. It's usually a precise way of positioning. 1. I'll position the mannequin's head facing up. 2. The scientists oriented the windmills against the wind. 3. I positioned my daughter's dolls to look more natural. 4. The geometry class orients very detailed shapes to make art.

  • Translations of "Orient"

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    2. I think what you are saying is that you're more inclined to be towards the middle. For example, if you agree a little with two different opinions, you are somewhere in the middle because you don't completely agree with either opinion.

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    2. it sounds natural but I would probably start it with something like *Japanese* people or *most Japanese* people. without specifying in the beginning the sentence sounds like it means " because Japanese people are group oriented and like working with others, everyone else is better at team sports." I hope the makes sense please let me know if you have more questions.

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    2. It reads very naturally so I changed very little As mentioned before, our company is resettling many core projects being global led by Japan but because your company is an American company, up-to-date technology always be oriented in the US so I might expect I can get those fresh sources from your side earlier than in Japan. I can discuss with Japan in-charged person regarding that effective information so could you please let me get in touch with you and your colleagues henceforward.

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    2. Some words change The style of this article is formal and publicist but with a touch of informal communication. The article is full of expressive means and stylistic devices. In the first paragraph, the author refutes the comparison of the return to school and the catastrophe and writes: "To ensure that it is not a total disaster ...". The name of this speech figure is a metaphor. The author points out that a return to school after a long break is not so horrible. Using this dramatic comparison, he shows that he does not think it is very complicated and after that he promises to prove it. The article is oriented to the parents of the students and the author calls them "you". It means that he does not consider himself in this category of parents who believe that the beginning of the school year is horrible or simply does not have children. In the second sentence, the author says that with the advice of this article, parents will be able to succeed: "We have spoken with a series of experts to make sure that you get an A * for your parenting work." The name of this stylistic device is periphrasis. The author uses it to say that parents who read this article can become the best for their children thanks to the useful information it contains. The text also includes a quote attributed more frequently, though not conclusively, to Oscar Wilde: "Talent imitates but genius steals." It is often used by people who, without shame, cheat others, in a quick attempt to justify their appalling behavior. In this context, the author wants to point out that there is nothing wrong if parents borrow something from school, for example, to recreate the classroom at home. This quote may be relevant to the paradox - a stylistic device that is an anomalous juxtaposition of incongruous ideas by a surprising exhibition or an unexpected vision. Oscar Wilde used it frequently to achieve the humorous effect in the text. Maybe, that's why the author uses the quote precisely from this prose, because we can see some jokes in the article. For example: "It's not that we're suggesting that you come home with your pockets full of chalk (it's digital chalk anyway these days)," "... they develop a way of walking like a penguin." There is a funny comparison. In this way, the author wants to relax the readers, encourage them and make them think more positively, I think. Throughout the text we can also see some figures of speech aimed at creating a humorous effect: «... challenges devised by sadists», «Remind your children to do 5,000 different things». It's a hyperbole too. Of course, the author does not mean this literally, exaggerates to produce a fun atmosphere and pay attention to the workload of children and in this particular paragraph. With the same purpose, rhetorical questions are used: "... honestly, what kind of person needs to remember to put on their shoes before leaving home?" Here it is used to make the audience think about the absurdity of such behavior. And, of course, there is essentially no text without a speech figure that is designed to help the reader visualize the characters and bring color and vivacity to the narrative. For example: "Resist the temptation to do your job", "Also ... it saves you a little ordination.", "What if it looks a bit ramshackle?", All these examples are epithets. The author often uses it to make the features more prominent than they really are, to draw attention to these things, to the fact (of the last situation, for example) that it is normal when arts and crafts of children look bad. As I mentioned, the style of this article is formal and publicity with a touch of informal communication. In support of this thought I can point out the use of colloquial words by the author. For example, the Oxford dictionaries and the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English consider the verb "pinch" in the sense of "steal" and the noun "strokes", which means "small accidents in which your car hits something but is not injured" as Words of informal language. Changing a record from formal to informal is one of the most popular methods to ingratiate yourself with readers and give an impression of friendly conversation.

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    2. I think “let” should be “lets” “He always lets me decide everything”

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