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

The meaning of "Sherlock" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does We did not know Sherlock Holmes would come. And now your safety is compromised. mean?
A: "Compromised" here means "put in danger" or "made less effective."
"And now your safety is compromised" means "And now you are less safe" or "And now you are in danger."
Q: What does Sherlock mean?
A: Sherlock is someone who's famous in America and U.K.
He was a detective. (I think)
So, when someone calls you Sherlock, it's because you said something obvious and they already knew this, so it's just sarcasm/joke.

Synonyms of "Sherlock" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Sherlock Holmes existed only in the imagination and works of Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes was only in the imagination and works of Conan Doyle ?
A: Both have the same meaning, but the first sentence with the word "existed" is clearer to understand and more natural to say.

Translations of "Sherlock"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? This is Sherlock, he's a detective.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does ' Could it be that you've decided to trust Sherlock of all people? ' mean? especially, what does 'could it be' mean?
A: Could it be you are trying to learn English 😉
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Сериал about Sherlock: serial or tv-show
A: TV series
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? where do live Sherlock Holmes?
A: Where does Sherlock Holmes live? sounds better. 😀

Other questions about "Sherlock"

Q: I've watched Sherlock the TV series 2 yesterday. does this sound natural?
A: Yesterday, I watched season 2 (or episode 2) of the tv show Sherlock. or
I watched episode 2 of the TV show Sherlock yesterday. i dont know what you exactly mean by series 2.
Q: ​‎How much is Sherlock Holmes known by britain's people?
A: そうなんです。ロンドンで221B Baker Streetと思う場所に像をあります。
Q: I finally watched Sherlock S4. This episode was broadcasted for the first time in Japan. does this sound natural?
A: I finally watched Sherlock S4. This episode was broadcast for the first time in Japan.

broadcast, not "broadcasted". The past participle of broadcast is broadcast. (They are both the same.)
Q: In Sherlock, Mycroft Holmes is often holding his umbrella. Even if he has his driver and does not have to walk outside. What do you think the umbrella implies?
A: It's part of his "uniform". It says to the world the kind of person he is (well prepared, well bred).
In a very subtle sense, he is carrying a stick, which adds to his perceived preparation for anything
Q: While I was watching Sherlock, I heard a word that the characters had said several times. The word is "Ta". I couldn't find any translation, what does it mean?
A: It's a shortened form of 'thank you'. :)

(although ta-ta means bye!)

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