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

The meaning of "Dust" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does We should dust off my motorcycle mean?
A: If the motorcycle has sat for a long time, it is likely dusty. Removing the dust would certainly be one of the first steps to putting it back on the road. So you were not entirely wrong. Like most idioms there is a lot that is implied but not actually said. 😁
Q: What does You can't dust for prints. mean?
A: prints = 指紋のことです。

You can't check if there are fingerprints.
Q: What does dust mean?
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Q: What does I'm ~~~~~~~ dust. mean?
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Q: What does I dusted it mean?
A: It means you cleaned the dust off of the object.

Example sentences using "Dust"

Q: Please show me example sentences with dust off.
A: Whenever you fail at something, you should dust yourself off and try again!
Q: Please show me example sentences with dust.
A: "Dust" can be used as a noun or a verb, for example,

"There's dust on these books."

"Please mop the floors and dust the shelves."
Q: Please show me example sentences with dust off.
A: Dust = a chore you do. "I'm dusting the house today."

Dust off = brush the dust/crumbs away from an object you're probably going to use right away (usually with your hand, or maybe a cloth.) "I dusted off my old weight lifting set after Christmas to lose the holiday weight."

More examples:

"I dusted my room today." "I dusted out the car. It was gross." "I'm going to dust my Grandma's attic for her."

"I picked up the book and dusted it off." "I dusted snack crumbs off my greasy computer keyboard."

Synonyms of "Dust" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between dust and powder ?
A: Powder refers to particles produced by grinding any solid substance.
Dust is the same as powder, but it is only used to refer to earth or waste matter.
Q: What is the difference between dust and ash ?
A: dust is small particles of dirt and other things and ash is a powder that is left over after something has been burning, like if you burnt a paper and there is grey/black stuff left over that is ash. and dust is the stuff that collects on furniture that you have to wipe off.
Q: What is the difference between dust and powder ?
A: The two words are often interchangeable. But I think powder is more general, and dust is more specific.

So, all dust is powder, but not all powder is dust.

Usually, dust comes from natural sources, or it forms/accumulates naturally, without intention. I can't really "make" dust deliberately.

But I can make powder. Powder can be natural (e.g. dust) or artificial (e.g. baby powder, cocaine, etc.).

I would say that it's "pixie dust" because it's something naturally produced by the pixies. I haven't seen the movie, but I'm guessing they don't have a recipe or factories for producing the dust – they just generate it magically.

Dust often has negative connotations, but not always. For example, gold dust, dust from spices, etc. are more positive.
Q: What is the difference between dust and powder ?
A: They mean roughly the same thing, but the uses are mostly contextual and idiomatic. "Dust" often seems to be something that is naturally occurring, while "powder" tends to relate to man-made products.

Examples:
"He returned home after three weeks to find a layer of dust all over his furniture." "There are dust storms out in the desert; we had dust sucked into our car's engine."
"The astronauts brought back samples of lunar dust."
"The carpenters left saw dust all over the floor."

"They ground the minerals to a fine powder"
"The recipe calls for 30g of curry powder"
"The pastry chef sprinkled powdered sugar on top of the cookies."
"Gun powder was used in early explosives."
Q: What is the difference between dust and ash ?
A: @anna_style2: Ash is specifically what comes from fire

Translations of "Dust"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What does it mean if they said: "When the dust settles, she craves convenience". please explain to me, thank you so much for your help.
A: it means when all is said and done, or at the end of the day (two other idioms with similar meaning haha) she wants convenience.
so it means that ultimately that is what she wants.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dust
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dust
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? a dust box fills with tissues
A: A trash can filled with tissues

Other questions about "Dust"

Q: I got some dust in my eye. does this sound natural?
A: Natural 👌🏽
Q: I heard that micro dusts can occur stroke. South Korea is unhappy since we're living near china. does this sound natural?
A: It’s fine until the part that says “can occur stroke” instead use *can cause strokes*
Q: There are fine dust too much Today. does this sound natural?
A: There is too much fine dust today.

In the U.S most people won't know what fine dust is because the air quality in most of the U.S isn't as bad as Korea. So saying air quality or air pollution will make more sense to people when having conversations with Americans.
Q: To dust means to clean the dust does this sound natural?
A: @Crocuta@Crocuta To wipe or brush the dust from the surface of something
Q: The dust box in the laundry dryer was full of dust. does this sound natural?
A: Suggest: The lint trap in the dryer was full of lint.

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