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

The meaning of "Bridges" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does You don't want to burn bridges with any clients. mean?
A: To destroy or ruin ones opportunities or connections
Q: What does burn bridges mean?
A: It means to make decisions that cannot be changed in the future.

For example: if you decided to quit your job without giving your boss the appropriate amount of notice, you'd be burning your bridges because they'd be unlikely to speak kindly of you if you ever needed them in the future (therefore you have lost that connection that you previously had)

Hope it's clear :)
Q: What does to burn bridges mean?
A: To cut ties and end a relationship/connection with a certain person or persons
Q: What does Tear the bridges down mean?
A: @CaroWoods: si no estoy mal vendría siendo algo así como = "rompiendo abajo los puentes"

Example sentences using "Bridges"

Q: Please show me example sentences with "burn one's bridges".
A: When you hand in your resignation letter, remain on good terms with your manager. You don't want to burn your bridges in case you want to go back and work for him again.

Synonyms of "Bridges" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between bridges above the river? and oacross the river? or over the river? ?
A: There isn’t a difference, they are all called bridges. Some bridges don’t go over any water.
Q: What is the difference between how many bridges are there in san Francisco and how many bridges are there in the san Francisco ?
A: San Francisco is a proper noun so both San and Francisco should be capitalized.
When you have proper nouns articles aren't always required.

Translations of "Bridges"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Bridges above the river? Or bridges across the river? Or bridges over the river?
A: across, over
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? bridges
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? bridges
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Other questions about "Bridges"

Q: A. There are 31 bridges over the Han River, which connect Gangbuk and Gangnam.

B. There are 31 bridges over the Han River, connecting Gangbuk and Gangnam.

C. There are 31 bridges over the Han River and they connect Gangbuk and Gangnam.
does this sound natural?
A: They're all natural. A and B are better for writing, C would be most natural in conversation.
Q: How many bridges we are through? does this sound natural?
A: how many bridges do I need to cross?
Q: It's heavily snowing, so be careful when you have to drive over bridges. does this sound natural?
A: "The snow is coming down a lot, so be careful when you drive over the bridges."
Q: It is hard to build bridges lacking engineers does this sound natural?
A: Sounds good. In speech, there should be extra emphasis on, and a short pause after, "bridges". Without these, the sentence may sound like, "It is hard to build bridges that lack engineers," as if the bridge owns engineers. With the emphasis and pause it would sound like, "It's hard to build bridges while lacking engineers." Also, don't forget to contract "it is" to "it's" in non-formal situations so as to sound more natural.

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