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

The meaning of "Contain" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I could hardly contain myself. mean?
A: It was hard for me to control myself
Q: What does I can't quite contain mean?
A: It means that you can almost contain something, but not all the way.
Q: What does contain mean?
A: It means to hold within a space.

For example: This box contains 3 eggs.
Q: What does I can barely contain myself. mean?
A: Typically, the person is talking about excitement. "I'm too excited to contain it and act like I'm not."
Q: What does it contains twice as many 0's as 1's mean?
A: Can you give us the entire sentence? I'm not sure what it means either without context.

Example sentences using "Contain"

Q: Please show me example sentences with contain.
A: Please contain the rabid dog.
I put my food in a container.
The prisoners are in containment.
Q: Please show me example sentences with contain.
A: think of the word contain as meaning have. this movie may have bad language. if we cannot have all of the virus off the planet all the birds will die so it could be used as the same word or different. Here's a different sentence I cannot contain my happiness meaning she can't hold it inside anymore I hope this doesn't confuse you take care
Q: Please show me example sentences with contain.
A: "She tried her best to contain her excitement."

"The room was barely big enough to contain everyone who came to the meeting."

"Lets try our best to contain this situation."

"These walls cannot possibly contain the Hulk."
Q: Please show me example sentences with contain.
A: my book contains lot of information

Synonyms of "Contain" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between contain and put up with ?
A: "Contain" is to hold something, whether it be containing an object in a box or containing your unrequited feelings for someone. "Put up with" is when you have to deal with a specific situation or person.
Q: What is the difference between contain and include ?
A: Contain = have something inside
Include = to add something

Does this bag
contain clothes? /
have clothes inside?

This bag
contains too much! /
has too much in it!

Have you
included your shoes? /
added your shoes?

This dress
has a belt included /
has a belt with it

Include can be used with people:
Please
include my sister on the invite /
invite my sister as well

Contain isn't often used for people.

Q: What is the difference between contain and include and involve ?
A: You should get involved in sport clubs.

Please include me in this conversation.

This container contains rice.
Q: What is the difference between contain and include and involve ?
A: Contain (to have something of)
(全体)
This drink contains alcohol.
Or you can just say
"This is an alcoholic beverage." Or "this has alcohol in it."

Include (having something or someone be a part of something.")(全体の一部)を含む
Please include your telephone and email address.

It's 108 yen, tax included.
(It's more natural to just say: "108yen with tax."

Clerk: your total is 10800yen please.
You: does that include tax?
Clerk: yes

My rent is 50,000 yen per month, and this includes my water bill as well.
家賃は水込みで五万円です。

Involve (to participate, to be a part or something)
Or "to be part of something."

Please don't get me involved.
(巻き込まらないで!)
= I don't want to be part of this.
Q: What is the difference between contain and include ?
A: Contain means to have inside. Include means to have a part of the whole.
Examples:
"The coffee contains caffeine."
"I was included in the family outing."

Translations of "Contain"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? contain
A: "Can you contain your happiness?"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? contain
A: That is cồn tá in
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? contain
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? contain

Other questions about "Contain"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce contain .
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Q: he barely contained himself Does this sound natural?
A: "He could barely contain himself" sounds a bit more natural
Q: I can barely contain myself. Does this sound natural?
A: make sure you emphasize the r sound in barely by bringing your tongue up and towards the back of your mouth.
Q: I can't contain myself for excite about missing you. Does this sound natural?
A: I can't contain my excitement about missing you.

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