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

The meaning of "States" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does A: I wasn't born in the States
B: Yeah, I kind of figured actually mean?
A: It means 'discover'.

So B discovered that A wasn't born in the States even before A mention it out.
Q: What does "The States have to get the money to the people who need it.” mean?
A: It means they have to have the money so that they can give them to people who needs it
Q: What does "States reason for writing"
And... What about my pronunciation?
Thanks. mean?
A: It's the kind of language you see on official forms. It means " tells you the reason why this was written". Does that make sense?
Q: What does he is flying to the States mean?
A: He is using an airplane to travel to america
Q: What does He is over from the States (used when introducing someone) mean?
A: The person is visiting from the USA/United States of America, often abbreviated to "the States".

Synonyms of "States" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between in the U.S. and in the U.S.A. and in the States ?
A: personal preference. Different people like to say it differently.

You can also say:
- in America
- in the United States

I like to say "in the US" or "in America" because they seem shorter and easier to say (My personal preference)

People will say what feels easiest for them
Q: What is the difference between ”USA” ”United States of America” ”United States” ”America” ”US” and . ?
A: I agree with the previous answer. However, it's pretty rare for someone to say "the United States of America" in casual conversation. People usually just shorten it and say "I live in the US" or "I live in America."
Q: What is the difference between going to the States and going to the United States. and going to America ?
A: There is no difference, all of them are short for "the United States of America."
Q: What is the difference between I want to live in the States someday. and I would like to live in the States someday. ?
A: Both are the same in that they both express your interest in living in the states in the future. I would say it is purely stylistic which you choose.

Translations of "States"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Unites States
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? States United
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? States United of the America
A: the United States of America
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? States Unides
A: united states
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? States Unides
A: United States

Other questions about "States"

Q: I lived in the States for three years, but I still don't feel comfortable with my English. Whenever I talk with native speakers, I still get nervous, and I feel like I wish I could use more appropriate words, so people can understand my thoughts better. I hope I could improve my English more. does this sound natural?
A: Perfect. Your English is top notch, if you don’t feel comfortable with English find someone to talk to who you can use bare essential words. Then build from there. I feel the same with my Japanese lol
Q: (1) When did you move to the States for college?

(2) When did you go to the States for college?

does this sound natural?
A: Both get the point across. However, "move" indicates a permanent change in residence. Since the person wont be living at college permanently, I wouldn't use "move"
Q: In the States, when a waiter comes to your table in a diner to take your order, what words would he say to you to take your order?
A: In a diner they’d probably just say something simple like “how’s everyone doing? What can I get for you?” Or “are you ready to order?”

In a nicer restaurant they’d introduce themselves. “Hi my name’s Lindsay and I’ll be your server this evening. Can I start you all off with some drinks?”

Something along those lines.
Q: The States was absolutely magical, so I'll be going back again for sure. does this sound natural?
A: I would use "were" because States is plural
Q: He went to the States two months ago or he has been the States two months ago does this sound natural?
A: He went to the States two months ago.

He has been in the States for two months.

Meaning is pretty much the same though.

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