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

The meaning of "Disaster" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does 'a disaster of potentially biblical proportions' mean?
A: Hi, it means a disaster that has the potential to have a very big damage.

The words use "biblical proportions" which could translate that it "could be the same as described in bibles" because bible stories about disasters are always having huge damage like the great flood.
Q: What does disaster in this case..
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A: 大変な事になる。

My birthday ended in disaster.

The dinner was a disaster.
Q: What does CLEAN-UP and disaster prevention mean?
A: As you know, disaster prevention means to prevent a disaster from happening.
Clean-up means, if the disaster does happen, to fix things, take care of things, make it right again.
Q: What does what a disaster! mean?
A: @HyungJin-Lee: sth like
what a catastrophe
what a bad luck
what a affliction

you say that sth that happenend was or is going to be a catastrophe
Q: What does disaster mean?
A: @karenvera2707: a terrible thing. A bad misfortune . Catastrophe,

Example sentences using "Disaster"

Q: Please show me example sentences with disaster .
A: The party was a disaster.

Lately, there have have been a lot of natural disaster.

Q: Please show me example sentences with disaster.
A: He totally forgot to bring the slides for the presentation.This is going to be a complete disaster.

That country experiences natural disasters like typhoon and earthquakes very often.

Q: Please show me example sentences with disaster.
A: "142 people died in the tragic disaster" - This of the word disaster is a way to talk about an accident or a natural catastrophe that had created great damage to an area or loss of life.
"It's such a disaster that I failed the maths exam." - More informal. Mainly used as a way to emphasize a situation or person that is a complete failure.
Q: Please show me example sentences with disaster.
A: I am a walking disaster haha
Q: Please show me example sentences with turned out to be a disaster.
A: 1. My hair turned out to be a disaster.
2. The cake turned out to be a disaster.
3. Buying this car turned out to be a disaster.

Synonyms of "Disaster" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between disaster and catastrophe ?
A: I think disaster is of a smaller scale.. a disaster can be anything going wrong, from an explosion on a plane or a car accident, or even a problem at work.. a catastrophe is on a much larger scale, like war, the dying of a lot of people, the end of the planet etc..
Q: What is the difference between the disaster is coming real on me. and the disaster is coming real to me. ?
A: Both sentences are incorrect.
I think you want to say: The disaster is becoming real to me.
Q: What is the difference between disaster and catastrophe ?
A: The only difference I can think of is when talking about things like hurricanes, earthquakes, etc. Those are natural disasters, not natural catastrophes. Although you could describe them simply as catastrophes.
Q: What is the difference between If a disaster strikes your community, you might not access water. and If a disaster strikes your community, it is not unlikely to access water. ?
A: I guessing you mean to say this: If a disaster strikes your community,
1) you might not have assess to water
2) it is unlikely that you will have access to water.

"Might not" is the same as saying "unlikely"
"Might" is the same as "likely"

"Might" and "likely" show a probability of something happening. So when written like the way I wrote it, both sentences would mean the roughly the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between This would lead to economic disaster and This will lead to economic disaster ?
A: will is more definite but basically means the same thing.

Translations of "Disaster"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ((( I made a disaster or I did a disaster?)))
A: I think a better word for your question might be "mistake". As in: "I have made a mistake." or "I made a mistake."

If you want to use the word 'disaster", it would make more sense to refer to the situation directly, for example: "This is a disaster."

Also, English speakers don't usually say "I *did* a (thing)".
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? How do you say: 'A disaster that happened was...' in spanish? (I have a speaking exam next week, i would really appreciate it!) Thank you!
A: which language you want to know ?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? you have...disaster...the whole village. BROUGHT..IN/ BROUGHT...DOWN/ BROUGHT...ON/ BROUGHT UP
A: You can say "You have brought disaster upon the whole village". The other options are ok, but they do sound a bit clunky and unnatural. Hope this helps.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? disaster
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Other questions about "Disaster"

Q: many natural disasters occur in Japan does this sound natural?
A: Good job! :)
Q: After the disaster, there has been a scarcity of food none bar. does this sound natural?
A: The expression "bar none" has to be used with a superlative. For example:
She is the best student in our school, bar none.
He is the best cook in the world, bar none.
This is, bar none, the worst cake I have ever eaten.

If I had to reword your sentence, I might say:
After the disaster, there was a scarcity of food the likes of which I had never been seen before, bar none.

However, the use of the expression "bar none" in such a sentence feels very awkward. I would rather use simpler sentences such as:
After the disaster, there was a severe food shortage.
After the disaster, there was a terrible food shortage.
Q: ​​I see the disaster where Kyushu is very serious. does this sound natural?
A: "I see the disaster in Kyushu is very serious." Is more natural
Q: which is correct ?

①what do you prepare for a natural disaster?

②what are you preparing for a natural disaster ?
A: Number 2 :)
Q: If the disaster victims see this photo, I hope that I spend the time when their mind is healed even just a little. does this sound natural?
A: "if the diaster victims see this photo, I hope it gives them some peace, even if it is only a little"

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