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

The meaning of "Documentary" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does documentary mean?
A: it means a story is being told about a particular subject. say a documentary about Vietnam, which would be a story about life in Vietnam.
Q: What does " this documentary will bring you to your knees" mean?
A: (1) bring·down
a disappointment or letdown; comedown.

(2) Bring you/something to your/its knees
to defeat or stop someone or something.

The meaning over here is probably that the documentary will make you cry.


Q: What does documentary bill of exchange mean?
A: is presented for payment with the required documents such as a clean bill of lading certificate of insurance, certificate of origin, also called a documentary draft

Synonyms of "Documentary" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between The documentary glossed over some important issues. and The documentary overlooked some important issues. ?
A: glossed over = they avoided mentioning some of the bad points of certain issues or they didn't give some issues the importance they deserved
overlooked = they forgot/failed to mention some issues

Translations of "Documentary"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? "One of the documentary's many unsettling images is of a child playing with her father's gun."

I wondered what the usage of the "of" before "a child playing with her father's gun" is? Thanks
A: Another way to say this is: "one of the documentary's many unsettling images is an image of a child playing with her father's gun". The 'of' here expresses relationship between the component material of the image, which is "the child playing with her father's gun", and the image itself. The word 'image' just wouldn't normally be repeated twice because it sounds strange and unnatural
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Other questions about "Documentary"

Q: It is because I was moved by a documentary of Polish orphans detained in Siberia one hundred years ago. Although I was impressed by the support from Japanese government, I was more impressed by Polish people who have never forgotten their appreciation to Japan. And it is because Polish families invited and took care of Japanese children to heal their traumatized mind after they had lost their parents by the horrible earthquake. And it is also because I watched a video of the Warszawa uprising. does this sound natural?
A: *I was moved by the documentary of Polish orphans detained in Siberia one hundred years ago. I was impressed by the support from the Japanese government however i was more impressed by the Polish people who have never forgotten their appreciation towards Japan. This was demonstrated by Polish families inviting and taking care of Japanese children to heal them from their traumatized minds after losing their parents by the horrible earthquake. I was probably move more-so because i also watched Warszawa uprising.

Hope this helps :)
Q: The documentary reminded me of the feeling I had when I visited the united states. does this sound natural?
A: If you need a reference, this is how I would say it. I'm a college student and I live in California.
Q: I saw in a documentary that Japanese people spend all their time to study. Do you know if it's the truth?
A: I saw in a documentary that Japanese people spend all of their time studying. Do you know if that is true?
Q: I'm watching a documentary about Mozart without subtitles. I would like to know what is the exact word the peoson is talking at 14:15 minutes. He speaks that word quite clear, sounding like “sloothering " or else. But I couldn't find the exact word. Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nyt1asgJPZ0
A: @zinzin: he said "slithering" 😊
Q: I watched the documentary movie, " The rise and rise of BITCOIN" today.
It was really interesting and well-edited.
I finally got the image of Bitcoin and blockchain system.

After the arrest of MtGox, people in Japan seemed to lose their interests in Bitcoin.
Instead, blockchain system started to be focused in Japan recently.

I can't decide my attitude to Bitcoin now, but
I was deeply impressed by the energy of pro-Bitcoin advocates.
Especially the argument that people in developing countries need Bitcoin system as means of transactions convinced me a lot logically. does this sound natural?
A: I watched the documentary movie The Rise and Rise of BITCOIN today. It was really interesting and well-edited. I finally got to understand Bitcoin and the blockchain system.

After the bankruptcy of MtGox, people in Japan seemed to lose their interests in Bitcoin. Instead, Japan recently focussed on the blockchain system.

I can't decide my attitude to Bitcoin now, but I was deeply impressed by the energy of pro-Bitcoin advocates. The argument that people in developing countries need the Bitcoin system as a way to carry out transactions was logical and convinced me especially.

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