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

The meaning of "Custom" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does custom dictate mean?
A: It could be used in the same situation as “according to custom.”

But “custom dictates” has a more imperative feeling to me.

“Custom dictates” also sounds like the action has not been performed yet, while “according to custom” could be past, present or future.
Q: What does *As per his custom, he had armed himself with a loaded Colt. 45-his "six shooter" mean?
A: Hi there,

As per his custom means the regular way he goes about doing something. A Colt 45 is a hand gun. Six shooter means the gun has six shots. Oh and when you have a weapon you are armed. So he has a gun, which is normal for him. It is a Colt 45 with six shots.
Q: What does I'm very confused by "present tense".
I learned that the "present tense" express about my custom.
If I said "I hold a pen.", it means that "I have a custom of holding a pen on a daily basis"? mean?
A: @takuroioka
I'm very confused => is already in the present tense indicated by "I am".
▪confused here is an adjective that describes how u feel. NOT a verb

present tense expresses either a fact or a habit. So when u say "I hold a pen" most likely it means that at this very moment there is a pen in ur hand. but not necessarily as a daily habit here

Hope that helps 😀
Q: What does custom kicks mean?
A: Custom kicks = custom designed shoes.
Mainly used for sneakers.
Kicks are slang for shoes.
Q: What does custom and right mean?
A: Custom se puede signaifar que algo es costumbre, tradicional, o regulación. Right puede signaifar derecho, o que algo es correcto. Depende de el contexto en que las palabras se están usando.

Example sentences using "Custom"

Q: Please show me example sentences with custom (habit).
A: Habits are things that you become accustomed to doing without notice.

“I have a habit of biting my nails.”

“Do you have any habits?”

“My sister has this habit where she hugs me when she’s scared.”

Customs are things that you are aware you do regularly (similar to traditions), usually going on holidays or doing certain events.

“It’s our custom to go on holiday every year in July.”

“This old custom involves us dancing by the lake.”

“It’s become my father’s custom to go fishing once a month.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with custom.
A: “That seems to be the custom around here.”

“Besides, it is not our custom to deliver goods.”

“Well it is our custom to decorate for Christmas”
Q: Please show me example sentences with custom clearance .
A: Their international broker will handle the customs clearance.
Q: Please show me example sentences with custom .
A: 1) custom as a tradition:
"according to the established custom..."
2) custom as clients, client base:
"advertisement that pulls custom"
3) custom as an adjective means something made to order, with individual features:
"a custom made bike"

Synonyms of "Custom" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between We have a custom that sends them to our friends. and We have a custom of sending them to our friends. ?
A: The first sentence does not make sense. The second one is correct.
Q: What is the difference between custom and culture ?
A: A culture would be the society or beliefs you were born with while customs are things you decide to follow. You always have culture but you create customs
Q: What is the difference between old custom and ancient custom ?
A: Old custom and ancient custom technically can have the same meaning.

However, typically when English speakers use the word “ancient,” it is used to emphasize that something is REALLY old.

Old is a broad adjective to express that something is just old. How many years old it is does not matter as long as it isn’t anything recent or new.

Ancient specifies that it is REALLY old. Ancient is used when something traces back to thousands and millions of years ago.

Custom as a noun is the way things are done. Traditions, stories, beliefs, etc.

“The ancient customs (stories/beliefs) of Zeus in Greece are truly remarkable.”

Zeus is a god whom goes back thousands of years ago. It is ancient.

“The old customs (traditions) of my family are what bring us all together.”

“Old” can be used if the custom was made ten+ years ago. There is no limit. This adjective is simply more broad of one, so you can use it even if the custom is only a year old. Use it especially if you are unsure about how old the custom is.

“Ancient” is strictly used for really old things. Things that go back thousands and millions of years ago. Nothing less than that.

Custom as an adjective is a thing personally made/designed.


“The old, custom guitar my dad made is nowhere found in stores (because it was made personally for me).”


“The ancient, custom coffin in the tomb was made for the king.”

The coffin is unique and specialized, meaning nobody else can have an exact duplicate of it because it was personalized for the king.

This was difficult to explain but I hope I answered it for you good enough.
Q: What is the difference between custom and custom-made and customization and customized ?
A: Custom is something that had been made or edited or is going to be made or edited for someone to be how someone. An item can be custom made or is going to be custom made. Customization is the act of editing or making something to someone's preferred liking. Customized is specifically something that has been custom edited or made.
Item was a custom job.
Item was custom-made
I am going to customize this item.
An item is eligible for customization.
This item was customized.
I am customizing this item.
Q: What is the difference between 'custom inspection' and 'customs inspection' ?
A: Custom inspection means a an inspection that is customized. “She requested a custom inspection to look for spiders." Customs inspection is a government inspection. “Before entering the country, she went through a customs inspection."

Translations of "Custom"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 私達は、あなた方と同じように「幸せを分かち合う」という文化を持っています。

we have a custom to Share the happiness with someone as you(like you)
A: そう、そう。近いです!Like you, we have a culture of sharing happiness.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? custom
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? How I can spell Costume and custom?
A: I'm not sure what you're asking but a costume is what you wear (ropa) and a custom is something done in a culture traditionally

Other questions about "Custom"

Q: It is custom every morning to listen to music of Twice.
I often see their video in YouTube and learn a dance. Does this sound natural?
A: "It is my custom every morning to listen to Twice's music. I often watch their videos on Youtube and learn their dances," sounds more natural. ^^
Q: We don't have the custom to hug each other. Does this sound natural?
A: "We don't have the custom of hugging each other." Or "Hugging is not one of our customs."
Q: There's no custom to pay a tip in Japan.
In what situations do you pay a tip for?

A: 20% tip to waiter at a restaurant.
$1 per drink at a bar. $2 if it's a really difficult drink.
$1 per drink for any coffee drink that needs to be made (pourover, latte, etc)
20% taxi
20% hairdresser

If you are curious, the reason is that in the US, tipped employees are paid much less than non-tipped workers, and therefore make almost all their money from tips.
Q: what custom in Halloween do you have?how to celebrate Halloween ,like some special activities that are funny?
A: The main custom on Halloween is trick-or-treating. This is where people (usually children and teenagers) dress up in costumes to walk around their neighborhood in the evening and knock on people's doors. When the person opens the door, the children say "Trick or treat!" and then the person gives them some candy.

Other Halloween traditions include visiting haunted houses, picking pumpkins, decorating/carving pumpkins, and throwing/attending Halloween parties.
Q: In the U.S., we have a custom where people sign the cast when you break your bone.
Does this sound natural?
A: In the U.S., we have a custom where people sign the cast when you break (a) bone.
In the U.S., we have a custom where people sign (your) cast when you break your (arm).

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