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

The meaning of "Corporal" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does corporal mean?
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Q: What does corporal punishment mean?
A: By definition, corporal refers to the body.

Synonyms of "Corporal" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between corporal and physical ?
A: We use the word physical to mean something involving touch or movement of the body.

Corporal can also mean the same thing but we very rarely use it in everyday conversation with others. Thai word would only be used in academic situations or literature.

The only time we use corporal instead of physical is when referring to “Corporal punishment” which means to physically discipline.


Ex.
“I don’t believe in Corporal Punishment. I think it is wrong to spank a child.”


“I can’t tell if Jerry still like me; he never shows any physical affection .”

“I don’t really want to go hiking with you; I don’t like doing anything to physical.”

Other questions about "Corporal"

Q: We are against the corporal punishment of children.
If someone punishes children physically, they will not learn from their mistakes. They pretend to reflect their actions, as they are afraid of being hit. does this sound natural?
A: Thanks for helping me. You gave me lots of advice! I understand.
Q: corporal punishment may harm kids not only physically but also mentally does this sound natural?
A: It needs a comma.

Corporal punishment may harm kids not only physically, but (also) mentally.
Q: Corporal punishment will break relationship between teacher and students, and students will be deeply hurt or be trauma.
Teachers have to learn how to guide student’s without corporal punishment.
does this sound natural?
A: @Mondainai *traumatised
Q: Being a corporal when serving in the military , it taught me how to face pressure and take responsibility. does this sound natural?
A: "Being a corporal while serving in the military taught me how to face pressure and take responsibility." I think the "it taught me" causes pronoun-antecedent agreement confusion. The "being a corporal" is essentially your subject which agrees with your verb "taught" so you don't really need the word "it" in front of taught. However, I would recommend getting a second opinion.
Q: should corporal punishment be allowed in schools
A: @jennyyyyyy: I don't think it should be allowed. Teachers could become very abusive and could seriously injure students.

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