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

The meaning of "Dorm" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does How much does it cost to dorm? mean?
A: The question is actually wrong.

"How much does it cost to dorm?" is wrong because the word dorm is a noun, not a verb.

So, the question would actually be: "How much does it cost to live in a dorm?"

During college, people have a choice to live somewhere near the campus or dorms, which are on campus. They are basically homes for college students.

Hope this helped! ヽ(*・ω・)ノ
Q: What does That would be impressive, except if you had known what you were looking for, you would have seen it written on my dorm room window. mean?
A: Are you watching The Social Network? 😂 I recognize the quote from that movie. "Unless" does not sound natural in this sentence. It is not technically wrong though.
Q: What does That would be impressive, except if you had known what you were looking for, you would have seen it written on my dorm room window. mean?
A: The professor is showing off. He tells Mark that their security technology is really advanced and that’s why they discovered Mark’s crime right away.

Mark isn’t impressed. He tells the professor that their technology is useless. If they just saw his house window, (using their eyes instead of technology) they would have the same result (they would find Mark). This is insulting because it suggests that the professor is stupid.
Q: What does dorm room. mean?
A: A dorm room is a room where college students live that is close to the school.
Q: What does I was sitting in the dorm when it hit me: I was miserable. mean?
A: "When it hit me" means "when I realized". The "it" is the thing you realize I suppose, but we don't think about that too much.

Synonyms of "Dorm" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between dorm and dormitory and hostel ?
A: Yes! 😄 I lived in a uni dorm for 2 years
Q: What is the difference between dorm and dome ?
A: A university uses dorms as apartments for the students and a dome is a stadium where we hold football games and basketball games
Q: What is the difference between The dorm is too noisy to study *in*. and The dorm is too noisy to study. ?
A: Personally, "The dorm is too noisy to study" sounds a bit "off". What I first imagine is that you want to study the dorm.

"The dorm is too noisy to study in" sounds better.

Examples:

1. It is too noisy to study in the dorm.
2. The dorm is too noisy. I cannot study there.
3. It is difficult to study in the dorm as it is too noisy.
Q: What is the difference between dorm and dormtory ?
A: *dormitory
Dormitory and dorm are the same thing. Dorm is just a shortened term for dormitory. : )

Translations of "Dorm"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 1 it is forbidden to bring a significant other in this dorm.

2. it is banned to bring a significant other in this dorm.

which one is correct? are these sentences right?
A: 1 is correct. Just change "in this dorm" to "into this dorm." It sounds a bit more natural.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? 1 it is forbidden to bring a significant other in this dorm.

2. it is banned to bring a significant other in this dorm.

which one is correct? are these sentences right?
A: 1. It is forbidden to bring a significant other [into] this dorm.

For 2, it might be correct (except “in” would still be “into”) but reversing the order of the sentence feels more natural.

2. Bringing a significant other into this dorm is banned.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what is dorm share?
A: Here you go I hope this helps you!👋
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? @@what does dorm mean, and could you show me some examples@@
A: A dorm is a place where students live. It is a building with many rooms, and each room has a few students who live together.

At my college, half of the students lived in the dorms, and half of the students lived at home with their parents.

The dorms usually get very loud on the weekends, because everybody is having fun and playing music.

Other questions about "Dorm"

Q: 나는 지금 기숙사에 있어. 방금 밥을 먹었어. 그리고 지금은 씻을 준비를 하고 있어.
I'm in dorm right now. And i just had dinner and now I'm getting ready to wash up. does this sound natural?
A: 나는 지금 기숙사에 있어 -- I'm at my dorm (right) now.
방금 밥을 먹었어 -- I (just) had some dinner now
그리고 지금은 씻을 준비를 하고 있어. -- and am getting ready to wash up (take a shower/bath)

I'm at my dorm (right) now. I just ate/had some dinner and am getting ready to wash up (OPTIONAL -- for the night)
Q: you can come back to your dorm through bus number 34. does this sound natural?
A: You could say "the bus" or just "bus". I think that "bus 34" sounds more natural, but it can be said both ways. 영어 정말 이상하죠? haha
Q: Thank you for picking me up to my dorm. does this sound natural?
A: Thank you for picking me up from my dorm. Thank you for taking me to my dorm. Two different meanings. The first one means you left your dorm. The second one means you arrived at your dorm.
Q: I could stay dorm untill whenever but it's going to be boring. does this sound natural?
A: I could stay at the dorm until whenever but it would be boring.
Q: I live in a dorm now away from my parents. But I have two roommates, which means more privacy in a way and no privacy in another.


does this sound natural?
A: Maybe something like this?
I live in a dorm now away from my parents.
I have two roommates, which means more privacy, but at the same time no privacy.

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