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

The meaning of "Brief" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does brief mean?
A: It mean just a minute or just a second
Basically fast and short
Q: What does A few brief comments are sufficient for present purposes. mean?
A: I think it means your comments need to be brief in this present situation.
Q: What does brief mean?
A: 簡潔な
Q: What does could you brief me? mean?
A: Could you explain to me?
Q: What does albeit brief mean?
A: albeit = even if/despite the fact, and brief describes a short length of time.

So, you might say: "it was a great party, albeit brief", which just means, even though it was a short party, it was great.

Example sentences using "Brief"

Q: Please show me example sentences with brief .
A: There was a brief meeting with the managers going over this year’s progress.

My mind briefly went blank because I was so nervous.

There was a brief moment where I couldn’t hear anything but the loud trains.

I briefly went over the files to tomorrow’s meeting.
Q: Please show me example sentences with brief.
A: Brief- adj, meaning 'of short duration; not lasting for long', OR using few words/'concise' OR being 'abrupt'/'curt':
• The vacation was brief.
• The meeting will be brief.
• Her face broke into a brief smile.
• During his brief tenure.
• She briefly left the room.
• The Prime Minister gave a brief speech.
• Please be brief in your summary.
• He gave a brief word of warning.

Brief, noun- a concise outline, article or summary of something OR a set of instructions/duties given to someone before a job/task:
• We gave her a brief of the situation.
• He read a two-page brief of the council's findings.
• It was all revealed in the brief.
• I felt the brief was too complicated.
• My brief is to manage the company's sales.
• The brief was to cut expenditure by 15%.
• According to her brief, she's in charge of the marketing campaign.

Brief, verb- meaning 'to instruct or inform (someone) thoroughly, especially in preparation for a task':
• She was briefed on the fire.
• We need to brief them on the situation.
• All employees will be briefed on the new system.
• I've just finished briefing them on today's events.
• They're going to brief you thoroughly tomorrow.
• Firstly, let me brief you on last week's decision.
• He can brief you later.

Hope this helps.
Q: Please show me example sentences with brief.
A: 'the meeting was very brief'

'The meeting was short' has the exact same meaning.

'his answer was brief'
'his answer was short' is exactly the same.

Synonyms of "Brief" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between brief and short ?
A: brief means that it has less details
short means that it has less words

eg a paragraph may be short and brief, short but detailed, or long but brief
Q: What is the difference between brief and short ?
A: Short is used more for height, distances, and time. "He was here a short time." "He was a short man." "It was a short way to the clinic."

Brief is used more for time. "He visited a brief while." "He was only here briefly."
Q: What is the difference between brief and short ?
A: brief can only refer to time

short could refer to any noun
Q: What is the difference between brief and panties ?
A: You can always type it into google images, but pretty much explained it

Translations of "Brief"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? brief
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? brief
A: Brief= short,

"We had a brief review over today's schedule"

"Please keep your answers brief"

brief = inform, tell

"I briefed her on today's plan."

"Today's briefing will be about our success."

Brief = underwear

"I hate wearing boxer briefs."

"My briefs are in the laundry."
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Other questions about "Brief"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce brief.
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Q: (brief) does this sound natural?
A: Could you write what you said?
Q: Please see the follow daily brief of order status related to the aroma chemicals for AS project: does this sound natural?
A: hello! I think it makes more sense to say "the following daily brief" instead of the follow :)
Q: Could you send me a detailed brief of this project?

Is it polite?
A: Yes it's fine. You can add please as well.

Could you please....

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