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

The meaning of "Case" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does this is not always the case. mean?
A: This is not alway so

This is not always what happens

Q: What does a case of the jitters mean?
A: That means you're nervous
Q: What does "make a case" in 398 mean?
A: To give good reasons why something should be done. Or in the legal sense, to prove something to be true.
Q: What does "case" in 340 mean?
A: A case is something that is under investigation by police. If they have a case against you, it means they have sufficient evidence to convict you of a crime in a court.
Q: What does make the case mean?
A: Show proof. Or in some other way, sway others opinions to line up with yours.

Example sentences using "Case"

Q: Please show me example sentences with in case .
A: I'm going to buy a cover for my laptop, just in case.
I bought apples in case I wanted something to eat.
(I'm sorry those are really random sentences.)
Q: Please show me example sentences with "in case of".
A: - We need another plan in case this one doesn't work.

- Keep contact with them in case we need their help.

- Get some money in case you need to buy something.

- I took the keys in case I came home late.

- We keep the bedroom door open in case the baby cries.

- This is my phone number in case you want to ask something.

- Take some cash in case they don't accept credit cards.

- In case I forget, I wrote his name on a paper.

- Some students carry a lot of pencils in case they need them.

- In case he forgot to bring water, we carried our own.

- Take a sweater in case it is cold.

- I will bring a map in case we get lost.

- Tom will call you again in case you forget.

- We bought an extra pen in case we need.

- We must be careful in case there is a problem.

- Leave home early in case there is too much traffic.

- Don't drive very fast in case you have an accident.

- Take a hat in case it is sunny.

- She brings a pen and notebook in case she needs them.
Q: Please show me example sentences with in my case.
A: Guuさん: In Japan we have entrance exams (入試) that determine which university we will able to enroll in.

Me: Interesting. In my case, here in America we don't usually have entrance exams.
Q: Please show me example sentences with this/that/such being the case.
A: "That being the case"보기:
1) I do not like my coworker so with that being the case I will not go to his birthday party.

"This being the case"보기:
2)I lost my wallet today. This being the case, please spot me $20 to pay for my food.

I haven't really used, "...such being the case" in English however... (^^')
Q: Please show me example sentences with as is often the case with.
A: "John is late, as is often the case."
"As often the case with John, he is late."

Note: These are idiomatic phrase so we don't usually say it like this in normal conversation.

Synonyms of "Case" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between in case of leakage we recommend to exchange the fittings. and in case of leakage we recommend exchanging the fittings. ?
A: "Recommend to exchange the fittings" sounds more like a suggestion and "recommend exchanging the fittings" sounds like you should do it right away. There's really no differences between these, it's just on how it's said. The second one is more common though. (:
Q: What is the difference between "I agree in neither cases" and "I agree in neither case" and "i don't agree in either cases" and "I don't agree in either case" ?
A: @ExtremelyCruel: "I agree in neither cases" and "I agree in neither case" is the same, but "cases" is referring to multiple cases. While "case" is one case only.

With "I don't agree in either case" and "I don't agree in either cases" is the same as "I agree in neither case(s)"
Q: What is the difference between I don't like either case and i don't like neither case ?
A: @ExtremelyCruel: I don't like either case ... is correct. I don't like either your car or your dog.
Q: What is the difference between In case and Lest ?
A: Lest sounds very Shakespeare to me, I never hear it in speech and I've only seen in it British literature. I'm not sure if they still use it in UK English
Q: What is the difference between in this case and in this situation ?
A: "In this situation" is usually used when only talking about one scenario. "In this case" is used when there are multiple possible scenarios (or cases) and you're talking about a specific one.

Let's say someone's angry at you. Someone might advise you "In this situation, I recommend you apologize".

Let's say you're talking about the meaning of the word "light". Someone might say "Light can mean 'the opposite of dark', but in this case it means 'not heavy'".

Translations of "Case"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 私はもうあなたとは会いません。それはとても悲しいけど、好きな人(あなた)を傷つける事はもっと悲しい事だからです。(In the case "あなた" hates "私")
A: "I will not see you anymore. I know this is very sad but to hurt a person you like is even more sad."
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? what does it mean " I rest my case"?
A: it means that the argument has been explained in an obvious way e.g. if I said "Harry is very greedy" and we saw Harry eating lots of biscuits, I could say "I rest my case" because he has proven my point
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How can I know in which case should I use '-ing form' or infinitive after 'verb+object'? Are there any rules grammatically and logically?
eg) advice me to do it.
advice me doing it.
A: See if this helps you: https://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/gerunds-and-infinitives/
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I rest my case
A:
There are two meanings:
1. See, what I say is really true.
2. I’m giving up on my argument.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? in case you want to be something you can't be such as a cat or dog, and when you want to use a phrase of "want to"
A: I'm not sure I fully understood the question, but I'll try my best to explain ☺️

When you express a wish that is not possible, you use conditional verbs which show a hypothetical situation (an imaginary situation that is not possible) or verbs that show desire. Some examples of conditional verbs are:

- could have
- would have
- if (...) I (would have/will/etc.)

Some verbs that show desire:
- I wish
- I would like

If you want to express a situation that is possible, then you can use 'I want':

Ex:
- I want to be a doctor
- I want to run 5km per day
- I want to go on a diet

There are certain situations in which "I want to be a cat" is more natural, like:

A: What do you want to be for Halloween?
B: I want to be a cat.

I'm sorry English is such a difficult language to learn 😅 There are so many rules that aren't always regular.

Other questions about "Case"

Q: in this case catch up/ caught up means hang out, right?
A: In this case, "to catch up" with someone is not just to hang out.

It's when you meet up with someone you haven't seen in a while and you update each other on the latest news in your lives, i.e. you "catch up" with the latest news in their lives.
Q: I would like them to handle my case but I need your permission to do this.
Because, since the costs for visa will be covered by you according to my contract, I would like to be approved by you in advance. Does this sound natural?
A: You almost got it all correct! but it would sound more correct if: "...I would like if you approve it in advance"
Q: There are numerous cases where Japanese modesty causes misunderstanding.


Can I use "that"instead of "where" here? If I can't, why not? Pls tellme😭😭
A: wow this is a really tough question to answer, but I will do my best to explain.

1. Using "where" sounds more natural to say instead of "that" in this situation.

Why you ask?

2. you're trying to use "that" as compound conjunction. For example:

Amanda feels happy "that" she has moved into her new home.

Although in compound conjunction sentences, you could drop "that" and it doesn't change the meaning of the sentence.

If you used "that" in your sentence and drop it, it just doesn't make sense grammatically.

3. In using compound conjunctions in this case, using "where" as the conjunction sounds more natural.
"Where" usually refers back to a time or location, but it can also be used to refer to a time or occasion.

Example:
We did a science experiment WHERE we dissected rats.
This example sentence is similar to yours.

I hope this helps you!
Q: In case of below sentence, what does "shake sth off" mean?

「A 9.0 magnitude earthquake shook Japan for six minutes off the coast of the Sendai.」

I thought "shake sth off" would mean to remove sth by shaking. However, in case of above the sentence, does "shake sth off" mean literally to move up and down like earthquake? "off" is used just emphasise?
A: The phrase “off the coast of the Sendai” refers to location. Another way to say it would be:

“A 9.0 magnitude earthquake shook Japan for six minutes. The earthquake was located NEAR the coast of the Sendai.”
Q: how do you know with her??

( in case, i am the third person and i am curious about how they know each other) Does this sound natural?
A: How do you know her?

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