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

The meaning of "Be" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does be enjoying himself mean?
A: "to enjoy" means to have fun
so if someone says that they're “enjoying themselves”, it means that they're having fun
Q: What does "There may be" mean?
A: it means that the thing may not necessarily happen or be. e.g. there may be some friends coming this week, this means that there might be people coming hit it's not a definate
Q: What does This is tight. mean?
A: If used at slang, it means something is cool.
Q: What does “It is so refreshing filming outside, has been a while”. mean?
A: It is grammatically incorrect, but sometimes people do talk like this.

They are saying “It has been a while” but removing “it”. More often you would just hear “Been a while!”

I don’t know if the person creating the subtitles did it on purpose or not.

I hope this helps! 😊
Q: What does I am with it mean?
A: ‘ I am with it’ means you attached to something or you are agreeing to something.

Example sentences using "Be"

Q: Please show me example sentences with be afoot.
A: Something is happening that isn’t quite clear. Something is afoot.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "it could be that".
A: It could be that she is not feeling well today.

It could be that the world is experiencing climate change.

It could be that he is inexperienced.

It could be that winter is coming late again this year.

Yes. The phrase “it could be that” means “maybe” , but it is most used when answering someone else.
Q: Please show me example sentences with been.
A: I've been there
Q: Please show me example sentences with been .
A: I have been reading magazines.
Have you been enjoying your vacation?
How long has it been since you played an instrument?
Q: Please show me example sentences with Where are you doing.
A: what are you doing there?

Synonyms of "Be" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between be obsessed with and indulge ?
A: @Christine0724 Indulging in something is the act of doing something you enjoy every now and then, being obsessed is overdoing something you enjoy to an extreme level.
Q: What is the difference between to be just about to and to be about to ?
A: There is no real difference aside from "just about" being more precise. You typically use it to stress the small time difference.
For example,
"I was just about to order that!"
The person ordering may be implying that he should have been able to order the item but was unable to.
"The cup was about to fall over."
Q: What is the difference between I was defeated and I have been defeated ?
A: "I was defeated" Is past tense and describes an event that occurred in the past.
"I have been defeated" Is present perfect progressive which is an action that began in the past but continues into the present.
Q: What is the difference between who is it and who is this/that ?
A: “Who is it?” Is used when the person is not in front of you or you can not see them. For example, if someone is knocking on your front door you ask “Who is it?”
Q: What is the difference between is it sounds good? and does it sound good?
which of those(these?) correct? ?
A: @firegert

The second one is technically correct. The first one, said as a question, is a normal type of contraction that you would hear from a native speaker

Translations of "Be"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? It is what it is.
はどのような時に使いますか?
A: 「仕方ない」の同じ場合
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I am really tired
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How are they different between 'I used to do' and 'I was doing'?
A: I used to

- is used when you do something before but now you don't

I used to eat there.

I was doing
- something you did in the past

-I was doing it.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How is it going with you
A: pronunciation or phrase?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? it is what you live it
A: i love conan and this video!

she says “it is when you live it”

conan is saying her situation doesn’t sound terrible. but she is saying that it is terrible when you are the one who is experiencing it. “it is (terrible) when you live it”

Other questions about "Be"

Q: which is correct?
A: B.) advertised
Q: which is correct?
A: B). Also peep jungkook ;)
Q: is it natural?
I've been better, I've been worse.
A: That makes sense and in the correct context would be fine.
Q: I was going to invite you but I didn't, because you seemed to be busy. does this sound natural?
A: 「You seemed busy」ならめちゃくちゃ自然ですけど、あなたの文も完璧ですよ!すばらしいと思います
Q: That’s not nice either = that’s nice too is it correct?
A: @Annie_James

Both nice =
• “That’s nice, TOO.”
• “That’s nice ALSO.”
• “That’s ALSO nice.”
• “That’s nice AS WELL.”


Either =
• negative
• comparison

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