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

The meaning of "Dent" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Put a dent in mean?
A: It means to lessen the size of a debt, or to lessen the importance of something." "This prize money will put a big dent in what I owe the bank." "This new evidence is going to put a dent in his argument."
Q: What does “put a dent in it” in the context like “i’ll leave him 2000 dollars for a month, that should put ... mean?
A: A dent - typically in metal, a small hollow or bend in the material. if you hit a car with a baseball bat, you’d put a dent in the metal. Put a dent in - to do a little bit of damage to something People use this when talking about money to say that something is costly, but not extremely costly. Fully - make/put a dent (in your wallet) “I hate that guy so much, I’m going to set his car on fire.” “Don’t waste your time. He’s so rich, he’d just buy a new one tomorrow, and that wouldn’t even put a dent in his wallet” “The USA has spent 3 trillion dollars on their military this month. However, given the strength of their economy, this didn’t even put a dent in”.
Q: What does this should help put a dent in the overhead mean?
A: Overhead is a business word that means the expenses that aren't directly related to what you're selling. For example, rent and insurance on a store is overhead. Putting a dent in something means reducing it by a significant amount. You can put a dent in a pile of work, or in a big meal, or in a large expense, etc. In this case, "this" is helping to reduce the cost of some business related expense.
Q: What does dent mean?
A: Dent is the opposite of a bump, it's a pushed in, typically small, area on a smooth surface
Q: What does "Not even a dent" in 242 mean?
A: @g_fuxi: "not even a little bit" -> "has no effect" People sometimes say, "I made a dent in it" to mean "I made a small amount of progress."

Example sentences using "Dent"

Q: Please show me example sentences with dent.
A: "There was a dent in my car." I caused the dent because I kicked his car.
Q: Please show me example sentences with make a dent.
A: Don’t make a dent in my car with that baseball bat! I have been working on so many files today! It doesn’t even look like I made a dent in this pile.
Q: Please show me example sentences with dent.
A: He put a dent in my car. Can you fix this dent? That’s a big dent, how did that happen?
Q: Please show me example sentences with dent(some examples as a verb please)(_ _).。o○.
A: There is a dent in my car. Somebody dented my car. The outcome has dented my confidence.

Synonyms of "Dent" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between dent and crumple ?
A: "Dent", when used as an adjective, can only be used in the present tense. "Dented" is used in past tense. Example: "I dent the can."--present "I dented the can,"--past So, in the case of your sentence, it would be, "He kicked the can and now it is dented." But "dented" would be used as an adjective in this sentence, because it is describing the can. If you wanted to use it as a verb, look at the sentence I used in the example: "I dented the can." Your two sentences using "crumpled" are good! But, yes, "the paper is dent" would be wrong. "Dented" is usually used more for things like metal or plastic, while "crumpled" is used more for paper, so you might want to say, "The paper is crumpled." Also, "dented" can be used as an adjective in the present tense, but it implies that it already happened(which is why you would change it to "dented". Let me use your sentence as an example: "The paper is dented,"(this is an unnatural sentence, but I'm just going to use it for an example." So, if you are going to use "dent" as an adjective, you would have to ad "-ed" to form "dented" unless it is in the present tense.
Q: What is the difference between dent and indent ?
A: To indent a paragraph is to move it away from the margin. To dent something is to damage it and put a dip in it.

Translations of "Dent"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? There is a dent in a car as it was collided to the road divider. would you correct my mistakes?
A: The car has a dent as a result of a collision with the central reservation/barrier
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? There is a dent on a car as it was collided to the road divider. would you correct my mistakes?
A: There is a dent on the car because it collided into a road divider.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? œil pour œil, dent pour dent
A: An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hampaat/les dents

Other questions about "Dent"

Q: I got a dent of a towel with my forehead when I got a massage. does this sound natural?
A: × I got a dent of a towel with my forehead when I got a massage. ✓ The towel left a dent in my forehead when I got a massage.
Q: What does " make a dent with public opinion." (last line) mean? Context>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The Democrats have vowed to unleash new fronts in their investigations of Trump and heap pressure on the White Ho...
A: Have even the smallest amount of effect on what people think of you
Q: It can feel impossible to make a dent in the world’s massive pile of problems, but a little aid c...
A: Make a dent = make an impact = do something to significantly affect that thing
Q: I had a dent on the wall does this sound natural?
A: @tomomama: I would say "a dent in the wall" not "on". Like if you push a shelf against it and it leaves a dent in the drywall.

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