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The meaning of "Belt" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does He looks like he's about to belt out candle in the wind mean?
A: "Candle in the Wind" is a very well-known (in the UK) song by Elton John, which was changed and sung by him at the funeral of Pricess Diana. "To belt out" here means to play something very loudly and enthusiastically.
Q: What does taking a belt mean?
A: To "Take a belt to someone" means to beat them with a belt
Q: What does below the belt mean?
A: We use this metaphorically when someone says or does something unfair.

Example:

I hate Trump and take every chance to make fun of him. But I would not attack his 10 year old son. That would be 'below the belt'.
Q: What does belt and braces mean?
A: Belt and braces isn't heard much in modern English,but people will still know what it means.

In our dress, it was common to hold ones trouser up with either a belt or braces (over the shoulder straps). So using both a belt and braces is seen as doing every thing possible, perhaps even too much.

So 'overkill' or 'taking every precaution' are modern ways to say this.

Q: What does under her belt mean?
A: This phrase refers to someone's accomplishments. For example, "She has two Olympic records under her belt," or "She has twenty years of experience in programming under her belt."

Example sentences using "Belt"

Q: Please show me example sentences with 1. belt out
2. blow over.
A: After work, we like to go to the karaoke lounge and belt out our favorite songs.
The little stereo in the back of the restaurant was belting out songs by The Carpenters.

Whenever Mom gets mad, I just hide in my bedroom and eventually it blows over.
After the storm blew over, we went outside and looked at the damage.
Q: Please show me example sentences with belt + bench.
A: That is a strange combination.
I wore my belt felt too tight when I sat on the bench.
Q: Please show me example sentences with belt out.
A: Do you have the example that made you ask this question?
Q: Please show me example sentences with eat under (your) belt.
A: I have three years of learning English under my belt.
"under your belt" = experience, aquired knowledge

Synonyms of "Belt" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between belt and strap and girdle and sash ?
A: A belt is an item often used to hold up trousers which are too big for the wearer. It goes through the loops in the trousers and fastens with a buckle at the front.
e.g. “My trousers are too large. I need a belt.”

A strap can be found on a bag so that someone can wear it on their shoulder. It can also be found on shoes using Velcro as an alternative to laces.
e.g. “I don’t know how to tie my laces, so I prefer to buy shoes with a strap.”

A girdle is a belt or a cord, typically worn by women around their waist. It can also be similar to a corset, worn by women and used to make the waist appear smaller.
e.g. “The woman looks very slim; I think she’s wearing a girdle under her dress.”

A sash is a piece of material typically worn in a diagonal direction across the body, starting from the shoulders and ending at the hip. They may be used for celebrations, such as birthdays.
e.g. “On my birthday, my friends made me wear a sash.”

Hope this helps :)
Q: What is the difference between belt and strap ?
A: A strap is a piece of leather or other material, sometimes with a buckle, used to fasten or secure something. A seatbelt is a strap.

‘Mary was wearing a strapless dress’

‘Mary’s bra strap’

‘Mary secured the boat with a strap’

A belt is more often a clothing piece, worn across your waist or chest to support your clothes.

‘John wears a belt because his pants are too big’

Q: What is the difference between no belts " or " ties and no belts " and "ties ?
A: They practically mean the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between belt and strap ?
A: a belt is more of a clothing item, whereas a strap is more on a bag, or used to hold something down rather than cinch it
Q: What is the difference between belt and bealt ?
A: I don't recognise "bealt". Where did you see it?

Translations of "Belt"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Would you say He was strapped in the belts?
A: He was strapped in with belts.
He was strapped in by the seatbelts.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? so far with under my belt, make sense
A: "I've finished five classes."
"I've finished five classes so far."
"I've got five classes under my belt."
They mean almost the same thing. "So far" is only used when you are still working toward something, like if you are still taking classes.
"Under my belt" is very informal.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? we have to tighten our belts . what is the meaning ?
A: It means to spend less money 省钱
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "Please take off your belt."
"Take off your belt, please."
Is there a difference in degree of courtesy between them?
A: No significant difference, but the first one is mildly more polite, simply because it starts with please, while the other one is an order that ends in please.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? belts
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Belt"

Q: You need to cinch the safe belt.

Is this correct?
A: "You need to fasten the safety belt." (or "You need to fasten your safety belt.")

Informally, you can also say: "You need to wear your safety belt."

The word "fasten" is frequently used with safety belts, and rarely used in any other situation.

There is no such thing as a "safe belt".
Q: 'The great belt on the wheel of Time slipped and eternity stood still.'
This is from a novel and the context is where a man witnesses his wife cheating on him.
Can anyone explain what that means?
A: Hmm this confuses me as well!!😂
But i think it is something like this:

It is basically saying time is like a wheel.
•A wheel only goes one way and so does time.
•A wheel keeps turning, just like time keeps going.

If the belt slips, it will stop the wheel turning. The wheel is the wheel of time, so if the wheel stops turning, time will stop.

Here is a picture of a belt on a wheel
Q: We are sorry we can't replace the damaged belt for the new one, because it is out of stock.
We will refund the money as soon as we receive your dress with the belt.
Or we can pay back JPY5,000, if you'd like to keep it. does this sound natural?
A:
"We are sorry we can't replace the damaged belt for the new one because it is out of stock.
We will refund the money as soon as we receive your dress with the belt, or we can pay back JPY5,000 if you'd like to keep it."

The top phrase sounds fine for speaking and is correct, but it still looks bad for writing.

It looks better written as two sentences without "because."
"We are sorry we can't replace the damaged belt for the new one. The belt is out of stock. We will refund your money as soon as we receive your dress with the belt, or we can pay back JPY5,000 if you'd like to keep it."
Q: Thank you very much as always.
I am sincerely sorry that I sent you such a damaged belt.
I will confirm the stock and tell you when to send it.
does this sound natural?
A: pretty natural to me :)
Q: sometimes, i belt out at late night actually does this sound natural?
A: @tjstkdn Actually, sometimes I belt out songs at night.

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