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

The meaning of "Block" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does block mean?
A: In this context block refers to a section or chunk of a schedule.

If the television programming schedule is from 8am-8pm, the block for prime time might be 4-7pm, when everyone is home and watching television with their families.

Hope that helps!
Q: What does "just around the block" and "on the corner" mean?
A: She was sitting on the corner of a block (at an intersection).
"just around the block" implies a short distance away. He was pretending to just go somewhere close.
Q: What does "down the block" mean?
A: Down the block is a way to tell people where a location is.
"Where is that shoe store I like?"
"It's down the block." Like further down the street, people usually don't say up the block that much but you can.
Block just means street, down is practically further on the street. I hope this answers your question, it was a little difficult for me! :)
Q: What does "block" mean?
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Q: What does "blocked" in 133 mean?
A: It's a phrase that's not very used but it means "To stretch or mould (a knitted item, a hat, etc.) into the desired shape" So he's asking "Has the hats been brushed and shaped?"

Example sentences using "Block"

Q: Please show me example sentences with ✔️chip off the old block.
A: That kid's a chip off the old block.

Your son's a chip off the old block, isn't he?

My son is just like me - he's a chip off the old block.


You use this phrase to describe someone who is similar to their parents - usually personality wise. It has a positive meaning.
Q: Please show me example sentences with like an erratic block on the landscape.
A: @masa1363 I think this sentence attacks the pareto law and tries to explain how the law formed an obstacle because nobody was able to explain it or maybe fully understand it. lumbered the economic scene means that it obstructed the economic view with its weird assumptions that no one could explain.😅✌️
Q: Please show me example sentences with blocked from.
A: "I am blocked from using the site."
"He was blocked from accessing his account."
"The light was blocked from the small opening between the rocks."
Q: Please show me example sentences with on the block.
A: She's the new kid on the block.

Synonyms of "Block" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between He works in the block of this city. and He works at the block of this city. ?
A: To make it sounds more naturally I would say "He works on the block on this city". :)
Q: What is the difference between You need to go back 4 blocks ON this street and You need to go back 4 blocks IN this street ?
A: “You need to go back 4 blocks on this street.” Is correct.
The other sentence is not correct.
Q: What is the difference between blocked and barred ?
A: Examples:

YouTube BLOCKED everyone from being able to view Logan Paul’s disgusting videos.

YouTuber Logan Paul, has been BARRED from posting any future videos due to his deliberate defiance of YouTube’s rules.
Q: What is the difference between how would you play with the blocks? and how would you like to play with the blocks? ?
A: The first sentence is asking what you would do when you have the blocks and the second sentence is asking if you want to play with the blocks.
Q: What is the difference between block and prevent ?
A: You block something to prevent bad things from happening. Like you block certain channels on tv to prevent your family from seeing things they shouldn’t.
Or you block the river to prevent it from flowing where you don’t want it.

Prevent is a broader term. You don’t have to block to prevent. You eat healthy to prevent yourself from getting sick.

Translations of "Block"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? It's a block which like lego blocks and it is made in japan.
A: you are nearly there, I can see what you are trying to say. Just try and focus on the order of your words.

“It is a block that looks like Lego blocks, but it is made in Japan.”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? *****Is "I just ran like four blocks for it not to leave me and it turned out that it wasn't my bus" spelled correctly?*****
A: “It turns out it wasn’t my bus”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? if you break up building block,I wanna put them together, what words shall I use ?assemble ?can you teach me ?please
A: Fix, assemble, rebuild, put back together
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? In a block of flats, what do you call the entire space that has stairs, floors and doors. How can I use that word in this context: NO SMOKING ON/AT/IN STAIRS(?) / STAIRCASE (?) / STAIRWELL
A: In flats, I would say "in the stairwell". You could also say "on the stairs", but some people might think that only means on the stairs themselves, not outside their front door.

Sometimes it's called "the communal area", especially if there are rooms (like a post room or something).
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? blocks of flats which have the same design in a certain area
A: Those are called "Apartment buildings" or an"apartment complex"

Other questions about "Block"

Q: around and around
the block ran the dinosour,
faster and faster and faster.

please. explain this sentence gramatically.
A: American cities are often organized in square shapes called "blocks."
アメリカの町は「ブロック」という四角形に配置されています。Run around the blockは「そのブロックを走り回す」という意味です。普通の構文なら The dinosaur ran around the block faster and fasterと書きますが、子供向けの本はそういう構文がよく使われています。
Q: Please show me how to pronounce unfortunately, I can't block you.
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Q: The blocks of flats encomparassing my house are very modern. Does this sound natural?
A: Sounds good to what you've written .
Q: What does "come up the block " in 221 mean?
A: the blast appears to be an explosion, so come up the block here means the explosion will start and spread the distance of the block (like a city block, street distance measurement)
Q: What does "just blocks from the Kremlin" mean?
A: Only a short distance from Kremlin. Block is a group of houses surrounded by streets.

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