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The meaning of "Backbone" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does backbone (figurative) mean?
A: Courage, bravery in the face of adversity, willingness to stand up for yourself or your convictions. You might say "He has backbone" or "He has a strong backbone" to say that someone has a very strong character, and does not let others take advantage of him. Once he decides that something is right, just, or true, he is not easily persuaded otherwise. Used derogatorily, you could say "He is stubborn".
Q: What does backbone? can someone please give synosyms for this word? mean?
A: A backbone could mean somebody's spine or it could mean something important to the growth of something. For example, farmers are the 'backbone' of America. This means that they are important to America.
Q: What does backbone? can someone please give synosyms for this word? mean?
A: The most common synonym would be "spine" Other synonyms include "spinal column", "vertebral column" or "vertebrae"
Q: What does I'm the backbone of this household 😂 mean?
A: Basically it's when you do the small things: like the dishes, replacing the toilet paper on the roll, caring for the pets. People say "I'm the backbone of this household" when they think nobody else does any work around the house and they're the only reason the house hasn't fallen apart.

Example sentences using "Backbone"

Q: Please show me example sentences with backbone .
A: He is the backbone of the organization. Without him nothing would ever get done. She is the backbone of our family because she works so hard to support us.
Q: Please show me example sentences with (to the backbone ).
A: I think you mean ‘to the bone’ an example sentence being - it chilled me to the bone

Translations of "Backbone"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? backbone
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Other questions about "Backbone"

Q: I have a strong backbone I'm strong mentally Do they mean a similar thing? all I wrote is natural? does this sound natural?
A: "having a backbone" is a saying in English meaning that you have a strong will (usually). Although these two things are similar, you would not really say "I have a strong backbone" in a conversation, because it sounds like you are talking about your actual spine (backbone). I would stick with "I have a strong will", or "mentally, I am strong", or something else along those lines. "backbone" is usually used when saying: "grow a backbone!" or "grow a spine!" these basically mean: be stronger, don't be so weak willed, man up, quit whining, (things like that). hope this helps!
Q: The backbone of the financial institution is the system, and Information Technology dept. responsible for it also needs security measures pursuant to PCIDSS. does this sound natural?
A: Your sentence is a run on or it is too long and you are missing a few words. It should be: ​‎The backbone of the financial institution is the system, and Information Technology department is responsible for it. It needs security measures pursuant to PCIDSS. Hope it helps
Q: I have a strong backbone. So I don't care about what other people say does this sound natural?
A: Absolutely natural ☺️
Q: She said she fractured her backbone before she noticed it. It has been fixed, but her back is still hurting. I pray that God will give her a lot of blessings so that it will hurt much less. does this sound natural?
A: Correction: "She said she fractured her backbone before she noticed it. It has HEALED, but her back STILL HURTS. I pray that God will give her a lot of blessings/,/ so that it WOULDN'T HURT AS MUCH."

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