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

The meaning of "Phd" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Doesn’t take a PhD here. mean?
A: It means you don’t have to be very smart to understand what is being discussed.
This is one of a few clichés that mean the same thing. Here are some others:
- It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to figure that out.
- You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand that.
Q: What does She is a PhD candidate in Biology. mean?
A: Ph = philosophy
D = doctor
PhD means “Doctor of Philosophy”, a graduate degree.
A student completes the required exams, after which the student becomes known as a PhD candidate.
Q: What does PhD mean?
A: PhD = (Latin) philosophiae doctor = (English) doctor of philosophy; the title of a person who received a doctorate diploma because they completed significant research in their field
Q: What does PhD mean?
A: It's an educational degree you can achieve after a regular bachelor's degree in university. If someone has a PhD, they can be a professor at a university. Usually PhD is written after their name in a business setting, like Jane Smith, PhD.
Q: What does PhD mean?
A: Doctor of Philosophy

Synonyms of "Phd" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between PhD and doctorate and postdoc ?
A: they are mostly all the sea I got my Ph.D and doctorate. postdoc is not widely used in the US
Q: What is the difference between PhD and Doctor ?
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Translations of "Phd"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I planed to drop out of the PhD program at that time and didn’t imagine I could eventually manage to obtain the degree.
A: I'm guessing you got the PhD, so my suggestion:

I planned to drop out of the PhD program at that time and couldn’t imagine I would eventually manage to obtain the degree.

Sure, this is formal enough 🙂
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 读博士,study for a PhD degree? work for a PhD degree?
A: Study for your PhD I would say sounds the most natural, we don't say "work for PhD." and you don't need degree after PhD. Ex: "Right now Sam is studying for his PhD."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? PhD
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Other questions about "Phd"

Q: His PhD program has been extended into a seventh year. does this sound natural?
A: "His PhD program has been extended for another year" would sound a bit more natural :)
Q: He applied to another PhD program in the middle of doing his PhD. does this sound natural?
A: If he is switching to another program, I would say "He switched PhD programs" if he is just quitting, I would say "He quit his PhD program".
Q: When I complete my PhD, I will return to China and devote my whole life to serving the society. does this sound natural?
A: When I complete my PhD, I will return to China and devote my whole life to serving society.


“The” sounds unnatural here. When you say “the” it sounds like you are referring to a specific society that may have been mentioned before. If you mean society in general, then a/an/the isn’t needed.

If you want to specify your society, you can say “our society”. It’s up to you :)
Q: "Did you finish your PhD course?"
"No, I have to write my thesis for my degree yet." does this sound natural?
A: say "No, I have to write my thesis for my degree still."
Q: I get PhD in theoretical physics does this sound natural?
A: I earned a PhD in theoretical physics.

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