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

The meaning of "Character" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does when a character in a word mean?
A: "when" is confusing, but I think you mean "what".

A character is a letter, like "a". "actor" contains five characters.
Q: What does is there a character you identify with most? mean?
A: I'm trying to think of how to say this in simple english.. here goes.

Is there a character that you can relate to the most?

Is there a character who you have a lot in common with?

Is there a character who has a life, and/or personality that is like yours?

Q: What does 'put on a character' mean?
A:
-Don't put on a character around me. I know what you are really like.
-I feel like I have to put on a character around my parents so that they will accept me.
Q: What does character (See the following context.) mean?
A: I suppose that 個性 would be the approximate Japanese equivalent.
Q: What does He's very flawed character, full of imperfections. mean?
A: It means he has a lot of character flaws. Maybe hes a jerk, maybe he has criminal inclinations, ....or maybe his hygiene is poor. It can refer to any imperfections that a human could have.

Dr. House was a very flawed character, full of imperfections. He was rude, unsympathetic, a drug abuser with no bedside manner, but he knew the human body and all that could compromise one's health better than anyone.

Example sentences using "Character"

Q: Please show me example sentences with out of character.
A: He is usually a calm and peaceful person, but his recent behaviour is out of character.
Q: Please show me example sentences with character, personality .
A: Sure! So personality means the way a person acts all the time. It’s just how they are. So if you are describing somebody you can say. “I like his personality. He has a very cheerful but quiet personality.” “She has a very rude and unfriendly personality; it’s very bad”

Character means 2 different things!
1. A person in a book or movie
“Who was your favorite character in Harry Potter?”
“I liked the background characters”
“The characters acted different in the books”

2. The way someone acts morally (good vs bad mainly)
“She showed great character when she helped him”
“Running away was not in his character
“She has a strong and honorable character
Q: Please show me example sentences with character.
A:
A character can be a real or fictional person or thing that plays a part in a movie, book, play etc. In Cinderella, Prince charming, Cinderella, evil stepmother, evil step daughters are all characters in the movie.
Q: Please show me example sentences with character.
A: We can think of character as an essential part of someone - The way a person is like.

I could tell by his character that he wasn't a person I would get along with.

A character is also a "person"in a story.

One of the characters in her book is a police detective.
Q: Please show me example sentences with character.
A: Which anime character do you like best?

He's so kind and polite--he has great character.

These Chinese characters are difficult to translate.

Synonyms of "Character" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between character and personality ?
A: This is even hard for me and I am a native speaker! Character is more based on someone's actions for example if they found money on the ground would they keep it or try to find who dropped it. Personality is more about their favorite things such as favorite color or song. But both of these can be used to refer to if someone is smart, dumb, shy, outgoing, etc.
They can be used the same way most of the time. They are very similar.

"She has great character, she is very loyal."

"She has a nerdy personality,"

I hope this helped you!
Q: What is the difference between character and trait ?
A: Character is the way someone acts in general:
His good character makes him a candidate for this scholarship
Traits are individual things someone has:
Donald Trump has a lot of bad traits. He is ignorant and bigoted.
Ghandi has good traits. He is peaceful and strong-willed.

You can mix them together:
Ghandi shows he has good character because he has many good traits. He is peaceful and strongwilled. Usually, you will never say someone has a "happy trait" but you can say that someone has or is a "happy character".
Q: What is the difference between character and personality and characteristic ?
A: @Rikuto: Character and personality usually mean the same thing in common conversation.

Character is about the moral qualities of a person, or the way they usually behave based on their feelings and thoughts.

ex: Billy swore? That's out of character for him.

Personality is the combination of behavioural qualities that makes someone unique.

Ex: She has a sunny personality.

Characteristic is one specific feature or quality.

ex: Being quick to anger is a bad characteristic.
Q: What is the difference between character and feature and quality ?
A: Character has more to do with personality, something internal/mental that has depth. A feature or quality is more external/physical.
Q: What is the difference between character and personality ?
A: Roger tells lies, steals from others, and never keeps his promises. However, he is always the life of the party because he is funny, and fun to be with. He listens to people when they talk to him, he smiles a lot, and he always has a positive attitude. Roger is of bad character but he has a good personality.

Josh is an honest and hardworking man. He is very dependable, he always does what he promises to do. He always tells the truth. However, he is very rude to others. When people talk to him, he just nods his head as if he is uninterested. Also, he never has anything interesting to say. Josh has good character, but a bad personality.

Translations of "Character"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? is it natural to say?

A: I have similar character with Sam
B: umm.. I think you are similar to the character ‘Tom’, not ‘Sam’. because ~~.

내 생각에 너는 샘이라는 캐릭터보다 톰과 더 비슷한 것 같아.
A: yes! but I would include "Tom's characteristics" in the sentence to let readers know who you are talking about :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Usagi-piske is Japanese character and well-known to Korea also. There are two characters, Usagi the rabbit and Piske the chick. It was first time that I saw them when my sister asked me for buying their figure. Aren’t they cute?
A: Usagi-piske is a Japanese character and is well known in Korea too. There are two characters, Usagi the rabbit and Piske the chick. The first time that I saw them was with my sister, when she asked me to buy their figure. Aren’t they cute?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? characters
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 彼はホント色んな顔を持っているよね。そこが彼の魅力なんだと思う。 色んな顔 means different aspects/ various characters
A: He certainly has quite a few different faces, doesn't he? But that's what's so charming about him.が自然だと思います。 Different faces と言ったら、場合によって、真似がよく違う意味を表しますが、伝えたい意味は彼が色々なことをしていることなら、He's pretty variedのほうが適当だと思います。
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? 彼はホント色んな顔を持っているよね。そこが彼の魅力なんだと思う。 色んな顔 means different aspects/ various characters
A: "He really has many different faces/many different sides to him. That's what makes him charming, I think."

Other questions about "Character"

Q: ...This Japanese character implies "having poor self-expressions", which can be the cause of criticism both within and outside of the country in our modern society.
Such a weakness in communication is fatal. does this sound natural?
A: So sorry, I accidentally chose "unnatural" when I wanted to put just "a little unnatural"
It's almost perfect:

This Japanese character implies "having poor self-expression", which can be a cause for criticism both within and outside of the country in modern society. Such a weakness in communication is fatal.
Q: How do you say a *>* character in English?
A: > is the "Greater than" symbol.
< is the "Lesser than" symbol.
Q: He got himself a Chinese character as a tattoo.
He gave himself a tattoo of a Chinese character. does this sound natural?
A: He got a Chinese tattoo或he got a tattoo with Chinese characters
Q: I wish I can see that your character wears that uniform on game. does this sound natural?
A: I wish I could see your character wearing that uniform (in)/(during the) game.
Q: Which characters have you sympathized with in your recent work? の質問に対して
Characters like the protagonist from Kill la Kill, Ryūko Matoi, who keeps strongly marching on.
という文があるのですが、動詞はlikeですか?また、文法は正しいのですか?
A: その文の動詞は多分areです。意味が"(they are) characters like the protagonist..."なので、ちょっと正しくない文法になるんです。でも自然に聞こえますから問題ないと思います。

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