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

The meaning of "Conversation" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does casual conversation mean?
A: It means you are speaking less formal, for eample you speak casual with your friends, at work you speak more formal
Q: What does awkward conversation mean?
A: An uncomfortable conversation.
Perhaps the people conversing don't have much to say to eachother so it becomes quiet and awkward
Q: What does basically (in conversation) mean?
A: Basically means simply and summarizes something in a way that is easy to understand
Q: What does Not a conversation i'm even remotely ready to have mean?
A: That the person saying it, isn't ready to have that kind of conversation, not even a little bit.
'remotely' is something that is very far.So they are literally saying that they are far from being ready to have that conversation.
Q: What does rapid-fire conversation mean?
A: speaking back and forth quickly

Example sentences using "Conversation"

Q: Please show me example sentences with How to use “go off on” in conversation usually?.
A: we might " go off on" a trip

he wants to "go off on" a shopping trip

don't " go off on" one... ( meaning do not get angry)

soldiers have to be careful when disarming a bomb as it could " go off on" them

the group are preparing for when they "go off on " tour

the report needs to " go off on " the first Monday of the month.
Q: Please show me example sentences with conversation.
A: Would you like to have a conversation?

She just left the conversation without saying goodbye.

My conversation skills in Japanese aren't that good.

If you want to have a conversation, please let me know.

This conversation is boring.

What did you say in your guys' conversation?

Let's save this topic for another conversation.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Could you tell me some conversation examples at a cafe or restaurant. I mean, when you go to a cafe, a conversation starts like this. “Hi. How are you doing?” “Good. You?” “Fine, thanks. Are you ready to order?”...(conversation continue.) It’s like this..
A: Well it’s a little hurried at a cafe.
So first the server says, How’s everyone doing? You look them in the eyes, and say, “ Just fine. and you?”


They say, just fine thank you for asking. or somthing like that.

Then they say, anything to drink? Everyone at the table will give their order or you just say “ just water, ( no ice, or water with lemon”)

They return with drinks and ask, are you ready to order?

You say, Yeah, let’s see I will have..,,

A salad.
Server asks, What type if dressing?

You say, What are the choices?
She says, 1000 Island, Ranch, Blue Cheese, or balsamic vinegerette .

You then hurry and make a choice. She is busy.

Q: Please show me example sentences with I mean), in a conversation??.
A: It's similar to "i think that is because ~"
Q: Please show me example sentences with conversation.
A: Jerry was in the middle of a serious conversation with his girlfriend when his cell phone rang, so he ignored it.
Please refrain from having private conversations with your neighbor during class.

Synonyms of "Conversation" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between conversation and talking ?
A: it depends on the context. If you want to say: We're having a conversation. You can replace conversation with 'a talk' and it will sound fine.

But if you want to say: I like to talk you can't say I like to conversation.

If you use talk as noun you can switch the words but if you use talk as a verb you can't
Q: What is the difference between conversation and sentence ?
A: conversation involves speaking. sentence involves written words.
Q: What is the difference between toward and about and *Question:) Is 'toward' used usually in casual conversation? ?
A: When used in this way, "about" and "toward" both mean the same thing. "Toward" is just more formal. Because of this, there is no definite rule for using "about" or "toward" in this type of case. Either can be used in casual conversation, but "about" is much more common in both formal and informal conversations. If you do end up using "toward" instead of "about" in a casual conversation, it would still be natural and would not be wrong.
Q: What is the difference between I was just distracted by our conversation. and I got just distracted by our conversation. ?
A: No difference in meaning, although the second sentence should be "I just got distracted by our conversation"
Q: What is the difference between conversation and dialogue ?
A: Both are similar words that translate to 会話, but are used differently. :)

Please look at this example. Two people are talking about soccer.

NG "They are having a dialogue about soccer." This is not natural. Instead, try this:

◎ "They are having a conversation about soccer."

一方でDialogueというのは文学的なんだと思う。I think the word "dialogue" is for conversation in literature or performing arts (acting, TV, movie), etc.

◎ "Please read the dialogue from the script out loud."

I hope this makes sense :) sorry, my Japanese isn't so good!

Translations of "Conversation"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? conversations
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how to make a rich conversation ?
A: How can I engage in a meaningful conversation?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how can I start conversations with other people's
A: ask a question, introduce yourself
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Would you like to arrange a conversation today?
A: It depends on who you're talking to. If it's a friend, you could say "Do you want to talk later, around 6pm?" But if it was a professional you could say "Can we talk later today about (insert subject)? What time are you available?"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? conversation
A: please listen

Other questions about "Conversation"

Q: A little conversation in everyday life is difficult. I want to learn many kinds of natural prases.
ちょっとした日常の会話が難しい。様々な自然なフレーズを覚えたい。 does this sound natural?
A: I don't know how to translate the Japanese version, but from the English version:
1. "A little conversation in everyday life" is the same as "Everyday conversations". So, this sentence can be "Everyday conversations are a bit difficult."
2. I think a shorter version of the second sentence might be "I want to learn to speak naturally." ("Natural phrases" sounds a bit unnatural!)

Altogether: "Everyday conversations are a bit difficult. I want to learn to speak naturally."
Q: Which do you use more often in your daily conversation, (1)direct speech or (2)reported speech?

For example,
(1)Paul said ‘I’m feeling ill’.
(2)Paul said that he was feeling ill.
A: It does sound a bit strange; even though it's very accurate to what Paul originally said, in conversation it would sound much better like this:
"I saw Paul yesterday and he said he was feeling ill. Is he OK now?"

In these contexts, I find that English gives priority to the subject and meaning of the statement rather than the statement itself, meaning that you are saying WHAT Paul said, but you are not necessarily saying HOW he said it.

Because of the use of pronouns in English compared to subject and topic markers in Japanese, this is the clearest way for the people you are speaking to to understand who said what; even though Paul was talking about himself when he said "I," when you use direct speech and say "I'm feeling ill," our first reaction would be to think that YOU were ill because that is how our minds are trained to react to pronouns.
Q: I eavesdropped their conversation does this sound natural?
A: I eavesdropped on their conversation (:
Q: I decided not to go to an English conversation school in a month.
(私はひと月英会話教室を休むことに決めた) does this sound natural?
A: Missing "have"

I have decided to not to goto English conversation school for a month.
Q: The conversation between women is about their appearance and we could see they are very caring about their health and diet, not like “name” does this sound natural?
A: The women more often converse about their appearance. From this we can see that they are more caring about their health and diet than “NAME”.

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