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

The meaning of "Earth" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does how on earth mean?
A: It's a figure of speech, like when something unbelievable happens and you want to express your shock you say "how on earth did that happen?" Similarly if someone tells you to remember a huge list you say "how on earth am I supposed to remember this?"
Q: What does wet earth mean?
A: It means the ground is wet. "Earth" is a word for bare ground that plants can grow in.

After the rain I could smell the wet earth.
Q: What does to break the earth mean?
Q: What does Come back down to earth with a bump & Burst your bubble mean?
A: Yep. The person you are talking to is happy because they think things are going a certain way. But you want to tell them what the truth is, and that might make them sad or upset. When we have parades, we want good weather, so when it starts to rain during a parade, we get upset. When we have a bubble, we are happy because the colors of the bubble are pretty and it moves around on the wind. So, when someone busts/pops our bubble, it makes us sad. By telling them the truth, you are bursting their bubble, raining on their parade, and throwing them for a loop. Usually we apologize and then use those phrases.

I'm sorry to have to rain on your parade, but...
I hate to burst your bubble, but...
This may throw your for a loop, but....
Q: What does down to earth mean?
A: "She has a very down-to-earth type of personality."

This is a bit of a difficult one to explain. "Down-to-earth" is almost always used by itself, and it means that the person is very realistic and honest, but still calm and collected. To most, it's a compliment, but it really depends on who you're talking to.

I hope this helps. ^-^

Example sentences using "Earth"

Q: Please show me example sentences with down to earth .
A: Down to earth means a sensible practical person.
Q: Please show me example sentences with on earth & on the earth .
A: It is unnatural to say “on the earth”. You should say on earth to make it natural.

What on earth did you do with your hair?
There are different sorts of mammals living on earth.
Q: Please show me example sentences with earth and Earth, and what is difference between these?.
A: There is (1) planet Earth, and (2) earth that you can hold in your hands (dirt).

Ex. Earth = Planet:

1) We all live on the Earth
2) I saw something that was not of this Earth
3) Where on Earth did you find that?

Ex. earth = dirt:

1) The man held the earth in his hands
2) The excavator dug a huge hole in the earth

There is essentially no difference in meaning, but the context of the sentence slightly changes the meaning, making it more global (planet earth), or local (dirt).
Q: Please show me example sentences with what on earth.
A: what on earth are you doing with that?
what on earth are you doing here?
what on earth is going on right now?
Q: Please show me example sentences with down to earth.
A: The boy/girl is down to earth

Synonyms of "Earth" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between earth and land ?
A: Earth:
1. soil, dirt
2. the planet we live on

land: a large amount of earth or location on the ground that isn't underwater ( a country. a property)
Q: What is the difference between what on earth and why on earth ?
A: The first asks about what happened while the second asks about why something happened:
-What on earth did you say to your boss?
- Get lost.
- Why on earth did you say that?
- He pissed me off.
Q: What is the difference between we believed in that the earth is flat. and we believed that the earth is flat. and we believed the earth to be flat. ?
A: “we believed the earth to be flat” is the only one that’s right.

Note: This would only be used in a story or monologue. It’s hard to tell why, but it’s referencing a different timeline of events. 使い方: 物語の場合
Q: What is the difference between earth and soil ?
A: Earth is more general and can refer to just about any kind of ground material, dirt, rocks, clay, as long as it is underfoot. Soil is a specific kind of earth that most plants grow in
Or that magic dust from Final Fantasy Unlimited (am I the only one who watched that show?)
Q: What is the difference between an earth and the earth and earth and Earth ?
A: Generally speaking...
An earth - incorrect usage
The earth - 大地
earth - 土
Earth - 地球

Translations of "Earth"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? it will harm our health.
so let's not make our earth dirty anymore.
hope you enjoy watching this video
A: It will be harmful to our health, so let’s not make our Earth dirty anymore. (I) hope you enjoy watching this video. (文法的に合っています)

こちらの方が自然だと思います:
It would be harmful for our health, so let’s not make a mess of the Earth anymore. (I) hope you enjoy the video.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? down to earth
A: you normally use this phrase when you want to describe someone who is very easy to get along with, sincere, realistic or practical.

Example: “I met Sam yesterday and he was really down to earth. I like him a lot.”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I would like to say that..."why on earth potato salad goes well with side dish?" it sounds collect?
A: A bit unnatural it should be "why on earth does potato salad go well with a side dish"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "earth"
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Earth"

Q: How much on earth did you suffer from it ? Does this sound natural?
A: これはより自然です。

How much did you suffer from it?
Q: how come on earth my phone can die in a 0.0001 sec from 35% to 0%?
isn't it dream?
Does this sound natural?
A: I'd suggest: "How on earth did my phone die in 0.0001 sec?! It went from 35% to 0%! This must be a dream!"
Q: I am protecting the earth from arians everyday! But in a game. Does this sound natural?
A: arians → aliens
Q: what on earth the girl could say like that Does this sound natural?
A: "What on earth is the girl saying?" or "How on earth could the girl say that?" The first one using "what" is what you would say if you have no idea what she is saying. The second one using "how" is what you would say if the girl said something that really shocked or surprised you.
Q: The earth foster one generation to another. Does this sound natural?
A: I would go with "The earth fosters one generation after another." :3

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