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

The meaning of "Boy" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Butt-trunk boy mean?
A: @Jun24: My guess would it refers to the fact that he ripped the butt of his pants getting out the trunk of his car.

One thing I forgot to mention before is that "trunk" can also be slang for "butt". "Junk in the trunk" means you have a large behind.
Still not entirely sure what exactly they mean by "butt trunk" though haha (^_^;)
Q: What does oh boy! mean?
A: It's another way of saying Oh great! In sarcasim. Like, Oh no! or Oh my gosh!
Q: What does " Dashed decent of you , old boy !" mean?
A: "Dashed" is a very old fashioned word for "very".

"Decent" means "good natured" or "kind" (when describing a person).

"Dashed decent of you" means "you did a very decent thing" or "you are very decent". You could say this after someone helped you with something.

"Old boy" is a way to refer to someone affectionately. Again, it's very old fashioned.

Hope that helps!
Q: What does boy are they baring it ALL! mean?
A: @ExtremelyCruel I went to the article. "baring it all" means they are showing too much skin.
Q: What does I was once a young boy never fled too far from home mean?
A: @guu-: I used to be young and when I was, I never went to far from home. (he stayed where things were comfortable and well-known

Example sentences using "Boy"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Them boys and their boys. Why do natives say them instead of their?.
A: In some dialects, "them" is used to say "these", it doesn't have to do with "their" : Them boys need to grow up = these boys need to grow up
Q: Please show me example sentences with boy mom.
A: Ah, okay. I think I get what you’re saying.
In that sense, no. It makes it sound like you’re telling your mom that you are a boy.
Try: “Being the mom/mother to boys is hard/harder [than with girls].”
or “I’m the mom/mother of [x amount of] boys.”
or “I’m the mom/mother of my son.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with i am a boy.
A: "I am a boy who likes to play baseball". "Just because I am a boy doesn't mean I can't take dance lessons".
Q: Please show me example sentences with boy.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Please show me example sentences with mama’s boy.
A: "He has been treated like a baby all his life. He's a mama's boy."

Synonyms of "Boy" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Each boy received a present. and Each of the boys received a present. ?
A: same meaning, the only difference is that
sentence 1; each is an adj that describes boy
sentence 2; of the boys is a prepositional adv that describes each, which is the subject
Q: What is the difference between boy and guy and man ?
A: Generally speaking:

boy - male child
guy - this can apply to any male starting at about teenage years onward. It is an informal expression.
man - any adult male
Q: What is the difference between "I never chased a boy or called a boy or sat in a parked car with a boy." and "I never chased a boy and called a boy and sat in a parked car with a boy." ?
A: @kuram120: In the first sentence, you are saying you haven't done any of those things at all. In the second, you say you have never done all of those things together. However, it might be possible that you have only called a boy without chasing or sitting with him.
Q: What is the difference between the boy lived and the boy who lived ?
A: "The boy lived" is a complete sentence.
男の子が生き残りました

"The boy who lived" is just a noun.
生き残った男の子
Q: What is the difference between a gifted boy and a talented boy ?
A: We normally use 'gifted' to talk about smart people. Talented normally refers to specific skills, like juggling, playing an instrument or singing. For example:

The gifted student is doing very well in math class.

That singer is very talented.

Translations of "Boy"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 男友達 the boy who is friend(not boyfriend)
A: 男友達は "male friend, guy friend, boy friend" です。

彼氏は boyfriend
男友達は boy friend
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I already like a boy or I like already like a boy
A: you would say :
I already like a boy
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? boy
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The boys in my class are more than the girls
A: I believe you mean to say "they're are more boys in my class than girls"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? “男神”(A charming boy who a lot of persons adore)
A: A few years ago, when Grey's Anatomy was popular, "McDreamy", a nickname for the actor Patrick Dempsey, was commonly used in a similar fashion as 男神. Dempsey's portrayed character, Derek Shepherd, was a man who was charming, devilishly handsome, extremely smart (he was a neurosurgeon, after all) and basically the kinda guy every girl goes to sleep dreaming about, hence "McDreamy". Most people know this term, albeit not being very popular anymore, and only girls would use it. Other than this, the concept of 男神,女神 is not that prevalent in the US.

Other questions about "Boy"

Q: I saw a boy who was saving his pocket money in order to purchase an astronomical telescope which price is 2500 dollars in the future. does this sound natural?
A: I saw a boy who was saving his pocket. remaining part can be same.
I think.
Q: A boy is trying to help his friend because his friend is about to fall and they think they are in high place. In fact, they are in low place, and a boy and a girl near them are smiling. does this sound natural?
A: [The] boy (is/was) trying to help his friend [who (is/was)] about to fall[.] [Both of them] (think/thought) that they (are/were) in [such a] high [ground]. [The truth is they (are/were) in [such a shallow] place [that two passersby/onlookers,] a boy and a girl[,] [(is/was) laughing behind them].

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Q: This boy's mother is angry because he broke the vase which is necessary for his mother, and he is about to flee from her mother in order to avoid being scold by her. does this sound natural?
A: "This boy's mother is angry because he broke the vase she needs. The boy is about to flee from his mother in order to avoid being scolded by her."
Q: "The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way toward the lagoon."

This is the first sentence in the novel "Lord of the flies," meaning there was nothing mentioned about the boy in advance. Why is the definite article used in front of the word "boy?"
A: I think they used it here because the author didn't want you to know who the boy is. Maybe he tries to make it more exciting by not letting you know the Identity of the boy. That's why it only says 'the boy with fair hair'. Many authors use that to be able to reveal the true identity or the secret behind the character throughout the book.
Q: when I was a little boy, I used to play baseball as an outfielder for 10 years. I begun it when I was 4th year elementally school student. I have a brother, He already had been playing baseball before I started to play baseball.
Baseball is a sport that was born in America. so Baseball is very exciting sport. I really liked playing it. But I was getting to hate it. When I was in high school, I was belonging to high school baseball club. so The reason why I was getting to hate baseball is that high school baseball is too hard and strained sport. Therefore my high school life was like hell and a grueling 4years. However I don't regret that I started it. Because I was able to get lots of experiences from baseball which are that I have to appreciate everything and never give up no matter happen.
so I appreciate my parents who let me started play baseball. does this sound natural?
A: When I was a little boy, I used to play baseball as an outfielder. I began when I was a 4th year elementary school student. Back then, I had a brother who was already playing baseball before I was. And as a kid, I knew that baseball came from America, so it was very exciting for me. I really liked playing it. I played for 10 years.
But I started to hate it. In high school, I joined the high school baseball club. My life became hell. The club pushed us too hard and made baseball a strained sport. I played for a grueling 4 years.
However, I don't regret starting it. I was able to gain so many experiences from baseball and learned to appreciate everything and to never give up no matter what happens. So, I appreciate my parents for letting me play baseball all those years ago.

^ What I would say; up to you though. Really great story. That must have been tough to go through. Best of luck!

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