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

The meaning of "Country" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does It is often hard not being in your own country for holidays. mean?
A: Means that it's sad when you are away from home, especially another country, when holiday.
Q: What does eastern third of the country mean?
A: 33 percent of the country, on the eastern side.
Q: What does " it's a free country " mean?
A: It means it's a democracy. Everyone has a right to make their own life decisions.

The expression is generally used to contrast with countries having a communist government, dictatorship, or monarchy, wherein, people are many a times forced to do things.
Q: What does Many countries levy several tiers of percentage and flat per-stick taxes that depend on the length of cigarettes or other such features. mean?
A: Levy = charge taxes, lay on taxes.

Several tiers = several layers

Flat per-sticks taxes = 'flat taxes' (onomasticon or professional terminology, means an even tax for any and all, without considering income height, social status, etc..) per cigarette stick (taxes are calculated according to each individual cigarette, rather than pack, carton, crate etc..)
Q: What does The country's banks had a good crisis mean?
A: A crisis is not a good thing to have, so this is a little unusual. Perhaps it suggests that the result of the crisis proved to be of benefit in the longer term.

Example sentences using "Country"

Q: Please show me example sentences with You can feel like youโ€™re in another country when you walk around Yokohama city!.
A: You feel like your in any other country when your walking around in Yokohama city!
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Q: Please show me example sentences with developed countries and developing countries .
A: "In 2017, America is a developed country. But, in 1800, America was still a developing country."

Q: Please show me example sentences with In which country you are located? Is this right and natural english? thanks.
A: @rizza: Where are you from
Q: Please show me example sentences with What makes me wonder while I was travelling the country is everything was expensive there..
A: While I was traveling the country I kept thinking "man everything is so expensive here!"

Synonyms of "Country" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between a certain country and one country ?
A: A certain country can be either successful or poor.

One country that I have in mind for your question is The Philippines.
Q: What is the difference between country and nation and state ?
A: http://geography.about.com/cs/politicalgeog/a/statenation.htm
Q: What is the difference between they moved to country and they have moved to country ?
A: I'm going to assume you mean:
A) They moved to the country
B) They have moved to the country

Both can technically mean the same thing, typically if you are bringing this up in conversation then A would be the better option. For Example:

Person A: How are Rose and Jack?
Person B: They're good! I heard they moved to the country.

Option B, personally I would use to confirm something previously said. For Example:

Person A: I heard Rose and Jack moved to the country

Person B: What? No, I don't think they did.

Person C: No, they're right. They have moved to the country.


Honestly it depends. The sentences you provided are rather broken still, meaning it could be seen as the country side or a country as in England. Also, other English speakers may view it differently in terms of meaning because they can be said differently which can change their meanings slightly. For example, they can both be used as questions to confirm.
Q: What is the difference between Neighboring countries and Neighbor countries ?
A: No difference, but I don't think I have ever heard "neighbor countries".
Q: What is the difference between country and state and nation ?
A: Nation:
a place with a homogenous group of people (they have the same religion or ethnicities, for example). Iceland and Japan are nations. The US and Australia are not.
Similarly, Chechnya (in Russia) is a nation. It is a region that is inhabited mostly by the Chechen people even though it remains within Russia.

State:
a place that has its own government with complete control over foreign policies. A nation can be a state. Again, Iceland and Japan are both nations and state.

Country:
"Country" can be the same as "state" but its meaning is more ambigious (not everyone agrees on a definition). For me, I like to think of it as a state that is recognized by other countries. For example, ISIS is becoming more and more of a state because its government is quite powerful. However it is not a country since no government in the world recognizes it as a country.

Translations of "Country"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? neighboring countries or neighboring states which one is more natural? and I want say "peace in the neighboring countries is menaced by North korea" this is correct sentense?
A: Neighboring countries sound more natural.

The word state carries the meaning of country too but it sounds more formal.
It was more used to refer to countries in the past. Modern days we use the word country more.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Like one country is next to the other (I mean the verb)
A: "To border".
Example:
"France borders Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Italy."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? If we live overseas, we can be more active than (if we stay) in our country.
A: @wittgenstein, nice attempt! :) However, it would be better if you could specify what you mean in 'being active'.

if you meant
active =productive,
then you can say:
"We would be more productive overseas than staying in this country"

or you can also use,
"We would be more productive if we move overseas" (move here means to live overseas)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how much is your country,s part time salary per hour? plz tell me your country part time salary. korean young people typical part time salary is 5 us dollar per hour
A: It's about $7.25, but it depends on what state you are in.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? my country boundary with Polland
A: We refer to the boundary as a border. So, the border with Poland.

Other questions about "Country"

Q: Having lived in another country is a good excuse for my lack of vocabularies. does this sound natural?
A: Do you mean "... is not a good excuse for my lack of vocabularies."?

because if you lived in another country you would know the language a little bit better and you would have a better vocabulary.
Q: Having lived in another country is a good execuse for my incompetence for Chinese Characters. does this sound natural?
A: *excuse
Q: Having lived in another country is a good execuse for being bad at Chinese Characters. does this sound natural?
A: ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ
Q: What does "many countries of the Americas and elsewhere" mean?
If it says "all the states of the U.S.", I understand....

Context>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries of the Americas and elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492
A: This includes the states of America, Puerto Rico, Guam, Palau, and in countries such as Panama and Guatemala (I think).

In this particular reference it does not include all countries of South America, because Peru, Equador and Brazil, Nicuaragua do not celebrate Columbus Day.
Q: There are countries in Asia where talented women who speak English but do not understand democracy can work as journalists. does this sound natural?
A: I would rather say:

There are powerful women in countries around Asia who do not understand that journalists can be democratic.

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