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

The meaning of "Bridge" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I can cross that bridge when I come to it so to speak mean?
A: There are two expressions here.

'cross that bridge (when I come to it)' means I'll deal with that obstacle when I get to it (it's a metaphorical bridge).

'so to speak' means, "if I can put it that way", "to some extent", "in some sense". It is usually added to explain something.

For example:

A: How's your pet budgie?
B: I'm afraid he dropped off his perch, so to speak.

'drop off one's perch' is a euphemism for dying, but this is a budgie so it might be misunderstood.

It's rather difficult to explain. 💦

In your sentence "cross that bridge" seems quite clear, so "so to speak" appears unnecessary to me.
Q: What does we'll cross that bridge when we come to it mean?
A: se usa quando não é pra se preocupar por algo que ainda não aconteceu.
Alan: Where will we stop tonight?
Jane: At the next town.
Alan: What if all the hotels are full?
Jane: Let's cross that bridge when we come to it. (na hora, damos um jeito)
Q: What does let's be the bridge. mean?
A: Let's be the thing that connects two or more things together. (Давайте будем тем, что соединяет две или более вещи вместе.)
Q: What does "to burn a bridge" mean?
A: Probably to get rid of a big problem or obstacle in your way
Q: What does A bridge!' cried Lord John mean?
A: Un puente! gritó Lord John

Example sentences using "Bridge"

Q: Please show me example sentences with bridge.
A: The Golden Gate Bridge is a famous San Francisco landmark.

Cars and pedestrians have to cross the bridge to get across the river.

There are several bridges in London.

There is a small bridge across the stream.
Q: Please show me example sentences with We'll cross that bridge when we come to it .
A: That seems like its going to be a big problem in the future but we'll cross that bridge when we get to it
Q: Please show me example sentences with bridge.
A: Bridge as a physical object:
"You need to cross the bridge to get to the other side of the river."

Bridge as a verb:
"We can learn to work together if we find a way to bridge our difference."

A common phrase is "bridge the gap" means to find a way to overcome differences:
"We need to focus on things we have in common to bridge the gap formed by past disagreements"

Synonyms of "Bridge" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between This bridge is half as long as that one. and This bridge is half as long AGAIN as that one. ?
A: Half as long as = 0.5x
Half as long again as = 1.5x

"Again" here means to add the half to the original length.

So, when you say:

"This bridge is half as long as that one."

If that bridge is 10m long, then this bridge is 5m long.

"This bridge is half as long again as that one."

If that bridge is 10m long, then this bridge is 15m long.
Q: What is the difference between the ancient Chinese bridge and the Chinese ancient bridge ?
A: We have a set order for adjectives which means the first phrase "ancient Chinese bridge" would be used and not the second.
http://www.gingersoftware.com/content/grammar-rules/adjectives/order-of-adjectives/
Q: What is the difference between across and through and I go through bridge why do I need to use through and will you and help me? ?
A: Across can be similar to "over"

Through can be similar to "inside"

So, if you can go INSIDE something you can go THROUGH it. If you can go OVER something you can go ACROSS it.
Q: What is the difference between "The bridge is repaired." and "Someone repairs the bridge." ?
A: "The bridge is repaired", the bridge is not damaged anymore, no more work needs to be done.

"Someone repairs the bridge", is about someone repairing a bridge. The bridge is not repaired yet.

Translations of "Bridge"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? going under bridge 和crossing under bridge 有什么区别
A: Going under bridge 的时候只是说(你)去桥的低下, it means that you are only under the bridge with no other action。crossing under bridge的时候是说(你)在桥底下走过去桥的另一边
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "The bridge of the song blows my mind"

Is this all right?
A: Yes! :) it sounds natural
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? "a bridge of nose" or "a nose bridge"
A: Yes, it is part of your face, the nose eg. “Where on the face? The bridge of my nose.” It has no other name.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? bridge and bride
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? bridge for train
A: I think we would just call it a rail bridge, or railway bridge
:)

Other questions about "Bridge"

Q: If you cross the bridge, you can get to Manhattan.

Does this sound natural?
A: If the bridge leads directly to Manhattan (where the other side of the bridge is on Manhattan) you would say "If you cross the bridge, you will get to Manhattan."

Otherwise you would probably say "You can get to Manhattan by crossing the bridge."
Q: That bridge will be began to build in October 2016. Does this sound natural?
A: That is incorrect.
@springday It is quite difficult to translate that while using "that bridge" as a subject. It would most naturally be said as "Construction of that bridge is scheduled to commence/begin in October 2016." While "That bridge is scheduled to begin being built in October 2016" is grammatically sound, it's not very natural.
Q: The bridge will link two suburbs at two sides of the river Does this sound natural?
A: The bridge will link two suburbs that are on opposite sides of the river.
Q: A bridge will be built across the river Does this sound natural?
A: Sounds good!
Q: What does "bridge to sell you" in line 152 mean?
A: Refers to the Brooklyn bridge in New York. The story is that con artists/scammers will offer to sell the bridge to anyone who is gullible enough to think that it's for sale. "If you believe that, I've got a bridge to sell you" means "I don't believe that and if you believe it you are an idiot"

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