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

The meaning of "Arm" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does arm candy mean?
A: it's basically havinh someone who looks good hang around you to show off but not being in a real relationship. usually a lot of older men have young women as arm candy
Q: What does give an arm for mean?
A: I would give a lot for it. An arm is important to you and so would a lot of money be.
Q: What does In the arm pit of the universe mean?
A: The "armpit" of a place is the "unimportant, kind of gross" part of a place.

So if you're in the "armpit of the universe," you're not in a very good part of it.

You could also say, "Armpit of the country," "Armpit of the office," or even "Armpit of the galaxy."

It's an insult to that particular place. :)
Q: What does It cost an arm and a leg. mean?
A: its an expression to say something is very costly or expensive
Q: What does arm in arm mean?
A: It means that you are walking beside someone and linking arms. It's like holding hands, but with your whole arm instead.

Example sentences using "Arm"

Q: Please show me example sentences with arm candy.
A: •Wow, check out her arm candy! Where did she find him? I'm so jealous!
•I met this girl. She's my armcandy for the night
•Did you see the arm candy Andrea brought to the dance last night?
•Check out the arm candy with that dude
Q: Please show me example sentences with extend an arm?.
A: "extend an arm" is not a phrase used to my knowledge. "give me a hand" or "lend a hand" may be what you are thinking of. they mean to help. for instance, "I'm trying to fix this leak. I know you're good with plumbing, could you lend a hand?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with an arm and a leg.
A: "Is the computer any good?"
"I should hope so, I paid an arm and a leg for it."
Q: Please show me example sentences with "keep somebody/something at arm's length".
A: I know she cares for me, but she still has the habit of keeping everybody at arm's length.
(As in, she doesn't want to get too close. Possibly she doesn't trust too easily.)

Synonyms of "Arm" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I hit him on the arm. and I hit him on his arm. ?
A: "I hit him on the arm." would be correct here because you stated "him" already and do not have to say "his" in the second. Both work, but the first one is more natural.
Q: What is the difference between It hurts when you bend my arm. and It hurts if you bend my arm. ?
A: “It hurts when you bend my arm.” is correct

“It will hurt if you bend my arm.” is also correct
Q: What is the difference between He pulled his arm out just as the doors were closing. and He pulled his arm out just as the doors were being closed. ?
A: "the doors were closing" can mean that it's automatic or no one wants it to really happen.

"the doors were being closed" can mean someone is manually closing it.
Q: What is the difference between He hurt his arm in the accident. and He got his arm hurt in an accident. ?
A: The meaning is no different, but “He hurt his arm in the accident.” Sounds a bit more natural
Q: What is the difference between he gripped her by the arm and he gabbed her by the arm ?
A: @Eduardoakaedu: gripping is like a soft one and grabbing is more forceful

Translations of "Arm"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? it's okay to say "I would have broken my arm if my friend hadn't warned me about the wet floor"
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? he fell on his arm during football game. so that he can’t play the next game is it tight sentence
A: During the football game he fell on his arm so he can't play in the next match.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? arm
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I got the arm
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Other questions about "Arm"

Q: I break my arm does this sound natural?
A: Você usou o verbo como "break" normal, dando a impressão de que você faz isso sempre. Seria melhor "I broke my arm", com o verbo no passado, "eu quebrei meu braço"
Q: "i'm confident with my arm strangth." does this sound natural?
A: "I'm confident in my upper body strength." (upper body is also used regularly when talking about arm muscle strength)

Q: His arm got nipped by the train door. The train door could have spared his arm if not for his impulse to rush into the train. does this sound natural?
A: His arm got caught by the train door. That would not have happened if he had not rushed onto the train (as the doors were closing).
Q: His arm hair became entangled.
His arm hair got tangled. does this sound natural?
A: armpit hair
Q: What does 'it costs an arm and a leg' mean?
A: This means it cost someone a lot of money to do/buy something.
"That new car cost me an arm and a leg!"

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