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

The meaning of "Clear" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does It never cleared up mean?
A: Ok. So I will give you my examples:

My acne never cleared up. Meaning I still have acne. It is still on my face.

The sky never cleared up. Meaning the sky is still cloudy/dark/rainy.

The roads have not cleared up yet. Meaning there is still a lot of garbage or snow or something there.

Ask more if you don't understand. :)
Q: What does 'clear up' mean?
A: It usually means "to explain any misunderstandings"

"I want to clear up what happened yesterday."
"I want to explain any misunderstandings that may have come up yesterday."
Q: What does Just so we're clear, mean?
A: It means "Do we have an understanding?" or "Just so it is understood, ..."
But it is a strange phrase because it can be used before a sentence or after.
But basically if someone said it before a sentence, it would mean, "Understood what I am going to, or about to, tell you."
But used after a sentence would mean something more like the first example I gave, or like "Did you hear me?" or "Just to clarify."
Q: What does clear up mean?
A: like
Sorry, i'll clean all of this up
that's correct?
Q: What does "clear" in 437 mean?
A: Make sure that nobody is in the stairwell. Clear it of people.

Example sentences using "Clear"

Q: Please show me example sentences with just so we’re clear.
A: “Just so we’re clear” is often used to say “To be clear,” , “Just to make sure”, or “Just to make sure everyone understands.”

Just so we’re clear here, we are all going to this restaurant after work.

I will not be attending the wedding just so we’re clear.
Q: Please show me example sentences with to clear up.
A:
It depends on the situation. Below are a few different meanings:

1) to tidy up
•You really need to clear up the mess in your room.

2) to explain or clarify something
• I hope to be able to clear up the confusion / misunderstanding / misconceptions regarding this matter.

3) to stop raining or being cloudy
• If the weather clears up later, we can go to the park.
Q: Please show me example sentences with clear.
A:
This place is too dim, we need some lights.
The lines on this map are a bit dim, I can't see them properly.
I feel like something touched me, but the feeling was too dim. I'm not really sure.
He's pessimistic; he always views everything dim.
Dimの意味は「薄暗い」,「微か」, 「悲観的」
Q: Please show me example sentences with clear up.
A: "Could you clear that up for me?"
"You need to clear up your point."
"Why don't you clear up your thoughts and then come talk to me."
Clear up just means to fix.
Q: Please show me example sentences with out of the clear blue.
A: With no warning, he quit his job out of the clear blue sky.

Out of the clear blue sky means without any warning.

Synonyms of "Clear" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between clear and clean ?
A: Definitions:
Clear = see through item or something is easy to understand
Clean = no messy/dirty items/surfaces

Clear:
- "This cup is clear"
- "The professor's speech was very clear"
- "It is crystal clear"

Clean:
- "Please clean the kitchen bench"
- "My hands are clean because I washed them"
- "I need to clean my house"
Q: What is the difference between clear and clean ?
A: They have subtile differences. "Clear the table", means to take away plates or papers, while "clean the table" means to wipe it. "Cleaning up" may include both clearing and cleaning in the general sense. ... To 'clean the room' means to vaccum, dust, and wipe the trash and dirt from the room stuff"
Clean, as adjective, means:

Free from dirt, marks, or stain (the room was spotlessly clean)Morally uncontaminated; pure; innocent (clean living)Free from irregularities; having a smooth edge or surface (a clean fracture of the leg)

Clear, as adjective, means:

Easy to perceive, understand, or interpret (the voice on the telephone was clear and strong)Free of anything that marks or darkens something (the clear glass of the French windows; the day was fine and clear; I looked into her clear gray eyes)Free of any obstructions or unwanted objects (with a clear road ahead, he shifted into high gear)

You could be confused between the first meaning clean and the second meaning of clear. A clean glass is a glass that is not dirty; a clear glass is a glass that doesn't contain any substances that make it opaque.

the sky is clear
the photo is clear

the house is clean
the table is clean
Q: What is the difference between clear and unequivocally ?
A: No difference, but unequivocally is an adverb and clear is an adjective. Unequivocal is the same as clear.
Q: What is the difference between clear and put away and tidy up ?
A: Hmm, they're very in close in meaning. 調べてみます!

"Clear" can be specifically used in situations when you want to get rid of "obstructing" objects. I think it's 退ける「どける」.

(After an earthquake) "We must clear rocks from the street!" "We must clear a path for the cars!"

(At school) "Clear your desks and take out your Math books, students." "Clear your desks, we're about to take a test"


"Put away" means to put something aside for later, or because it's obstructing; to clean up (something specific).

(To my little brother) "You need to finish your homework! Put the iPad away." "Put your toys away! We're leaving"

(Teacher) "Put your phone away before I take it." "Put your books away."

(To friend) "maybe we should put the paint away. I don't want your mom getting mad."


"Tidy up" just means to clean; to organize something messy.

(Teacher to little kids) "let's tidy up the class!"

(Mom to me) "tidy up the living room for me, okay?" "Tidy up your book shelf and desk."
Q: What is the difference between It'll clear up later on. and It'll clear up later. ?
A: They mean the same thing, it's just if you want to add the "on" at the end or not. =)

Translations of "Clear"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? clear
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? clear
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? "clear"
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Other questions about "Clear"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce clear.
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Q: 맑고 시원한 너 - clear and cool you does this sound natural?
A: I'm not sure what the phrase is supposed to be because Google Translate isn't always right. But maybe try "You are cool"?
Q: "clear"を発音する際の舌の動きについて教えて下さい。
A: For "cl" the tip of the tongue is touching the top of the mouth AND the front teeth.
For "ear" the tongue moves away from the top of the mouth and front teeth, and ends up low and back, without the tip of the tongue touching anything.
Q: (clear) does this sound natural?
A: Everything is good in that no mistakes
Q: -Are 'More clear' and 'clearer' both correct?
A: yes both are correct

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