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

The meaning of "Anchor" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does anchor mean?
A: an Anchor is a large, heavy object attached to a ship, that is thrown overboard to hold the ship in place while in water. You'll recognize what it is if you look up a picture of one.

This passage is using "anchor" metaphorically to mean "your doesn't have to hold you in place, or be what you rely on to be stable."

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Q: What does anchor, dwell, get bogged and cacophony mean?
A: Anchor - to fix in place; or the device dropped by a ship to stop it floating away
Dwell - to live in; or to linger on something
Get bogged (down) - to be stopped from continuing or slowed down, usually by something trivial or unimportant
Cacophony - a riotous, loud noise
Q: What does he dragged anchor mean?
A: A merchant vessel is said to be having a “dragging anchor” when the vessel drifts without holding power inspite of being anchored.
Q: What does anchor baby mean?
A: Anchor is いかり, like on a ship.

In the US, we have a policy that if you have family who are not US citizens, they can get visas to come live with you.

Also, anyone born in US territory has US citizenship.

So sometimes people have their baby in America on purpose to that they can live there. The baby is a US citizen, so as its family, they can get in easily. It's like a ship using its anchor to stay in one place.

Example sentences using "Anchor"

Q: Please show me example sentences with anchor.
A: "The anchor prevented the boat from drifting."

"Drive a stick into the ground so you have an anchor to tie the rope to."

"A news presenter is also called a news anchor."
Q: Please show me example sentences with anchor.
A: Here is one example

"Hey, weigh the anchor down the ship"
Q: Please show me example sentences with walking anchor.
A: I haven't heard of that either in the US

Synonyms of "Anchor" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between You are my anchor. and You are my standpoint. ?
A: I don't know that I would use either of these in that case. To my knowledge standpoint is not used like this ever. A standpoint is a point of view or perspective.

For me, calling someone your anchor has a very strong meaning. The image is of a heavy weight stopping a boat from moving, particularly in rough waters. The person who is your anchor is someone who helps you stay steady, or on course for reaching your goals, or unmoved from your principles/values/intentions.

For encouragement, you might go to the classic song "you are the wind beneath my wings". In this case, you are a bird and their encouragement is the wind making your flight easier. Of course "wind beneath my wings" might sound trite because it was a famous song. But then again, it would make the meaning clear.

Some other possibilites:

You keep the wind in my sails.
Your words (support) give(s) me the boost I need.
I couldn't do this without you.

Q: What is the difference between anchor and fasten and fix and secure ?
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Q: What is the difference between "anchor" and "Reporter " ?
A: "Anchor" is the person in the newsroom on tv.
"Reporter" is a person that either writes articles/stories or they go out to different locations and give a report on tv.

Translations of "Anchor"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? anchor
A: Anchor.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? anchor bracelet?
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? anchor
A: Pronunciation:
"ane-core"

Other questions about "Anchor"

Q: What did the female anchor say in the news?
A: you're right about the first one!

in 0:32, she's talking about their Tudor mansion. Tudor is just a specific architectural style.
Q: What does the anchor say in the news about Kim Kardashian?
A:
Kimmy Claus
reference to Santa Claus
Q: Inserting anchor bolts by post-installed anchor is difficult at this position.

この位置(いち)では、あと施工(せこう)アンカーボルトによる施工(せこう)は、困難(こんなん)です。 does this sound natural?
A: × Inserting anchor bolts by post-installed anchor is difficult at this position.
✓ Inserting anchor bolts by post-installed anchors is difficult at this position.

Q: Please show me how to pronounce anchor .
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Q: What does the anchors say in the News?
A: 0:07 - she's out to save your money
0:54 4k smart TV (4k is the resolution of the TV, like 1080P)

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