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

The meaning of "Be" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does She is cheeky. mean?
A: Cheeky is a British dialectal word that means mischievous but in a cute way.
Q: What does its better her to be far away mean?
A: Es mejor que ella este lejos
Q: What does it's better you to be far away mean?
A: Significa "es mejor que estés/te mantengas lejos" y entre better y you debería ir "for" :)
Q: What does to be welcome mean?
A: To "be welcome" means to be warmly accepted. "John is so nice, I felt welcome in his home." From the screenshot, "You're welcome" is what you say after someone thanks you. It means my pleasure or the same thing as da nada in Spanish.
Q: What does You are getting it. mean?
A: Haha, okay that is a totally different use of the phrase. It means you are learning/understanding what you are trying to learn to do. In other words, you are making progress. It is an encouragement that you are going the right direction.

Example sentences using "Be"

Q: Please show me example sentences with There is and There are .
A: There is a lot that you don't know about me.
There is a hole in my sock.
There is a problem with my computer.
There is a solution also.
There is a place you can call home.
There is a piece of food stuck in your teeth.
There is something about you that I like.
There is a way to find out the answer.
There is always a new day.

There are too many things to do.
There are a lot of people at the party.
There are so many cat photos online!
There are rules you have to follow.
There are kind people who will help you.
There are five dogs in the kennel.
There are plenty of fish in the sea.
There are not enough hours in the day.
There are pretty flowers in my garden.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "as you were" is "to get back together?".
A: In a military context 'as you were' means go back to whatever you were doing. As a Naval officer, all enlisted personnel were required to stand at attention when I entered the room. I would say "as you were" and they would get back to work.
Q: Please show me example sentences with how is it that~.
A: How is that I got an expensive college degree and can't find a job? How is it that I gave you a week to do a simple job, and it's not done yet? How is it that a country can have excess agricultural production yet have hungry people within its borders?
Q: Please show me example sentences with being.
A: I'm being as patient with you as l can at the moment

He's being particularly difficult lately

They are being so nice to my elderly mother in this period
Q: Please show me example sentences with "be freaked out".
A: The spider on the floor really freaked me out
When she saw the mess she freaked out
He was freaked out about walking home alone

Synonyms of "Be" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between How are you? and How have you been? and What's up? ?
A: All the same, no difference
Q: What is the difference between be supposed to and have to ?
A: "be supposed to": Someone should do something. If this guy doesn't do it, it won't be a big problem. For instance, "We are supposed to help the ones in need."
"have to": Someone must do something, otherwise there will be a bad consequence, such as obey the laws. For instance, "We have to pay our debts before the deadline, otherwise our credit ratings will drop and we may be sued."
Q: What is the difference between You can be boring and You are boring ?
A: "You CAN be boring." implies that the person is boring sometimes.
While "You ARE boring." means the person is boring all the time.
Q: What is the difference between when were they married?
and when did they get married? ?
A: When were they married - we are talking to the 2 person like When are the both of them got married. In this sentence we are focused on the subject. while When did they get married- we are talking about the date or time they got married. but both of that questions gets the same answer.🥰
Q: What is the difference between How are they called ~? and What are they called ~? ?
A: In some languages, it's normal to say "how are they called," but in English, we always say "what are they called" instead. This is a simple grammar difference that doesn't have any deep reason.

Also, in English, the word "called" is used for objects and for people's nicknames, but not for living things' names. When asking for a living thing's name, we usually ask "What is their name?" If we want to know what an object is called, we can ask "what do you call it?" And if a person is telling you a nickname, they will say or "Call me 〇〇" or "We call them 〇〇.” So, using the word "called" makes something sound like an object or a nickname, while using the word "named" makes something sound like a living thing.

Ex:
A: "Hey, come look at my new invention!"
B: "Very interesting device. What do you call it?"
A: "It's called the Food Bringer! It's a robot that helps me bring food to my brother."
B: "Oh, yeah, your brother is terrible at cooking. What is his name again?"
A: "His name is Jeff, but we call him 'Little J.' "
B: "That strange. When I first met him, he said 'call me Big J.' "
A: "Haha, of course. He doesn't like it when we call him 'little'."

Translations of "Be"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What is she saying?
A: Now before we delve right into this topic
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what is 'gross out'?
A: Make someone feel disgusted. Do something nasty that makes someone want to throw up or feel yucky.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 나는 옷을 잘 입습니다. is it natural??
A: 'I wear nice outfits'
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 프로젝트를 진행하는데 어려움이 많았지만, 결국에는 만족스러운 성과를 얻었습니다. is it natural?
A: Though there *were a lot of *difficulties in running the/that project, we eventually attained/got *our satisfactory outcome
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I was going to ask for a favor/job/date but I didn't feel confident enough so I haven't done that.
A: You can say "I didn't have the guts to....". Having the guts to do something indicates having enough confidence or power to do that certain thing.

Other questions about "Be"

Q: why isn't true "before"?
A: Medical students earn a medical degree, then they enter a residence. You must be a doctor to work as a resident. "Before" means that they work for 6 years as a resident before they earn a medical degree. This is not true.
"Once" means that after they earn their degree, then they can enter a residency. This is the proper order.
Q: What is she saying????
A: A: just punch him right in the nuts
B: got it
A/B: you can get married but now you can't have kids
Q: Why are you calling me? Does this sound natural?
A: natural. But be careful because this sounds like you are annoyed that the person is calling you.
Q: Which one is correct?
I felt empty.
I felt like empty.
Would you tell me if both of them are correct?
A: "I felt empty" is correct if you are trying to say that you feel depressed and lonely...

"I feel like empty" doesn't really make sense. "Like" is a word that should be used to mean "similar to" or "as if" but it has been misused as a crutch phrase. People use it (especially when speaking) to soften what they're saying or to express doubt. It can also be used as part of the verb phrase "to feel like" to show that you have desire to do something.

Chocolate is like edible joy. [Similar to]

This song "Blurred Lines" sounds LIKE it was written by Marvin Gaye. [As if]

I feel like going dancing. [I have the desire]

Valley Girl: And then, she was like, "OMG! I can't believe you went out with Tom!" [crutch]

Unsure person: I guess we could like go out sometime? [crutch/unsure]



Q: When I am going to take a shower, what should I say? I'm going to take a shower or I'm taking a shower?
A: They both work equally well!

If you say "I'm taking a shower!".. it also means you will take a shower in the very near future.

But if you say, "I'm going to take a shower", there is a small chance you are not going to do it right now. It may be in a couple hours for instance.

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