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

The meaning of "Citizen" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does citizens for Honest Government mean?
A: Hi. "Citizens for Honest Government" was the name of a group of people that were against the American President Bill Clinton back in the 1990s. They are known for making a movie in 1994 about Bill Clinton doing bad things and committing crimes. It was called "The Clinton Chronicles" Most people do not believe the things in the movie really happened. They think that the Citizens for Honest Government made it up because they didn't like Bill Clinton. They were not taken very seriously and many people thought the movie they made was silly.

The name "Citizens for Honest Government" is a name they made up. They probably chose it because it sounds official. To break down what the name literally means,

"Citizens" are just people who live in a place and take part in its government.

"Honest" means that a person or group does not lie.

"Government" is the system that runs the country. In the US it is made up of the President, congress, and many other smaller people.

Their name together means that they are people who want the government to tell the truth.
Q: What does 'law-abiding citizens' mean?
A: Citizens (people of the country) who follow the rules and regulations set by the government.
Q: What does citizens mean?
A: It refers to the people belonging to a country. For example, a Korean is a citizen of Korea
Q: What does citizens mean?
A: cidadãos
Q: What does The citizen must be emancipated from the obsessive secrecy of government mean?
A: It means that the government keeps too many things secret from the citizens that if the citizen needs answers there is no way to find them because the government is obsessed about it....

Example sentences using "Citizen"

Q: Please show me example sentences with citizen.
A: “Are you an American citizen?”

“How many Chinese citizens live in this city?”

“The proud citizens of the city showed their support for the mayor.”

I hope these help you!
Q: Please show me example sentences with citizen.
A: "I am a citizen of this country."
"This is a citizen's arrest."
"Are you a citizen?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with citizen and inhabitants.
A: "He is a citizen of the United States"
"Many inhabitants of the earth have electricity"
"A good citizen follows the law and treats others kindly"
"The inhabitants of this island hunt for their own food"

Inhabitant isn't used too often, but it is a good word to know.
Q: Please show me example sentences with citizen .
A: As a citizen of the US it is my duty to vote.

Synonyms of "Citizen" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between citizen and civilian ?
A: Being a citizen can mean
a. you are an inhabitant of said place.
The local citizens were kind enough to help me when my car broke down.

B. You are a legally recognized subject of a nation
I'm a citizen of Singapore (means I have Singaporean citizenship)

Civilian on the other hand has nothing to do with where you belong to. A civilian is a person not in the armed services or the police force.

Many civilians were killed when the insurgents raided the village.
Q: What is the difference between "citizen" and "civilian" and "private citizen" ?
A: "Citizen" is a broad term. As in "citizen of a country" = person who holds a passport from that country. "Civilian" has meaning only in the context of military versus non-military. A regular citizen who is not in any of the country's military forces is a civilian. "Private citizen" would depend on context, but maybe it's a citizen who doesn't hold any public office? That is, someone who is not a government official.
Q: What is the difference between citizen and netizen ?
A: citizen: someone belonging to a country
E.g He is a Malaysian citizen
She is a citizen of France

netizen: Someone who always uses the Internet
E.g An angry netizen had complained about the poor service
We should ensure that the netizens behave online
Q: What is the difference between citizen and nation and people ?
A: "Citizens" of a "nation" are "people" who were born (or have been naturalized) in the nation.
Q: What is the difference between citizen and nation ?
A: Citizen-시민
Nation-국가

Translations of "Citizen"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I would announce all the citizens about the potential problems of the bridge, and appeal them not to drive through it, meanwhile, I would also put priority on the bridge to have it repaired as soon as possible.
(Could someone help me with the grammar 🥲)
A: "I would announce all the citizens about" -> "I would inform all the citizens of" or "I would make an announcement to all the citizens informing them of"
"problems of the bridge,"-> "problems with the bridge"
"appeal them not to drive through it" -> "warn them not to drive through it"
After "it" and before "meanwhile" should be a semicolon (;) instead of a comma (,) because the part starting from "meanwhile" is an independent clause.

Other than these minor points your sentence sounded natural and very understandable. Hope this helps!!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 1.The senior citizen passed away on the day that his son arrived.
2.The senior citizen passed away on the day when his son arrived.
which one is right?
A: Either one is ok.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? citizen
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? citizens
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? citizens
A: Sit-10-zens

Other questions about "Citizen"

Q: The citizens had advocated their right to receive the insurance over a long time. Does this sound natural?
A: "Citizens had long fought for their right to receive insurance" sounds more natural to me, although you typically receive something from your insurance and not receive insurance itself, so maybe "Citizens had long fought for their right to receive compensation from insurance" would work better.
Q: From a citizen's-of-the-world point of view, Does this sound natural?
A: @japaneeeeeese From a citizen-of-the-world's point of view.

By hyphenating you can treat the phrase as one noun.
Q: "every single citizen must be allowed to be hospitalized regardless of where they are living"

should i drop "of" before 'where'?
A: @jickoon: Nope! That looks correct.
Q: All citizens must ''comply with'' the law. 【or ''abide by ''?】 Does this sound natural?
A: abide by sounds better
Q: If citizen used public transport more often, the amount of air plumes would be reduced. Does this sound natural?
A: I think you mean pollution instead of plumes =\ that's the only oddity I see though.

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