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

The meaning of "Expression" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "though" i see this expression a lot mean?
A: though is saying that the thing stated before the word is contrary to what they will state .
I can't see very well though I wear glasses.
Q: What does What does expression "holy frig!" mean? mean?
A: Yeah holy frig is common to say in conversations. same with oh my gosh, oh my, oh dear, oh frigging BUGGER!

It is common to those who live in the North. Whereas in the South, we have alternative ways to express our surprise.
Q: What does newly coined expression mean?
A: Means that the expression / phrase / word is just newly founded.😊
Q: What does a bovine expression of contentment mean?
A: I'd say good. But, it's a really old expression. I doubt most people would know what you are talking about.
Q: What does this expression is more punchy mean?
A: It has more impact or leaves an impression. Like a punch, it's powerful.

Example sentences using "Expression"

Q: Please show me example sentences with expression “cut the cute act” , what does it mean?.
A: "I know you cheated on me, so cut the cute act"
"I can see the cookie crumbs on your face, cut the cute act"
Basically, if a person is acting nice or cute to hide that they've done something wrong or that something bad happened, someone else might tell them to "cut the cute act," which basically means "Stop faking and be real"
Q: Please show me example sentences with little did I/He/She know and can you tell me what that expression mean? is it like someone didn’t know about something and he wasn’t even aware of something?.
A: yes that’s exactly what it means.
1) He was wearing blue, but little did he know he was supposed to wear pink.
2) Little did she know that she was going to the dentist.
3) I expected to see Power Rangers, but little did I know they were taking me to see Frozen.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Could you let me know more expressions using 'grab a something'
I know 'grab a beer'🍻
and I've heared someone said 'grab a dinner' as well lol
so I would like to know that more and more in native ways.
thank you😗
A: Grab something is generally used to express quickness in fetching something. so when we say:
Grab a beer, a drink or a dinner.
Grab lunch!
Grab a seat!
we mean to go get a beer, a drink, a dinner, or a seat quickly!😃
I think those are the most common uses!
Q: Please show me example sentences with shall we . (natural expression that you'd while speaking ).
A: Shall we both walk together then?
Shall we both do this together ?
Shall we dance ?
Q: Please show me example sentences with How did you use the expression « dole out » ? For example it is better to say « they dole the paper out » or « they dole out the paper » ? « dole » and « out » are always linked together or you can put something/one in between ? .
A: Dole out: to give or deliver in small portions (food, money, etc.)
I got out my wallet and began to dole out money to all the children around me

Synonyms of "Expression" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between You can use this expression in daily conversation. and You can use this expression in daily conversations. ?
A: "You can use this expression in daily conversation."

In this sentence "conversation" is used more of a theme or topic. Within the theme of conversation (which could be talking about one or several) you can use this/these expression(s). So within the topic of conversation this expression can be used.

"You can use this expression in daily conversations."

In this "conversations" simply means the plural. So every day you can use this expression in various conversations.

I hope this helps~
Q: What is the difference between a polite expression
and a graceful expression ?
A: The phrase 'Please excuse me,' is a polite expression.

To be 'polite' is to be courteous. You would want your children to be polite when they speak to their elders, or when they are in school.

The way a ballerina dances is graceful.

You could say, "She spoke with a graceful expression on her face," but that would be a little clunky. It would be better to say, "She spoke gracefully."

You probably wouldn't describe an expression as graceful. Actions are only graceful in the way they are performed.

Expressions technically could be graceful... but at that point, you'd be talking about the act of expressing. Not what they say, but how they say it.

In summary: You speak politely. You act gracefully.
Q: What is the difference between by yourself and for yourself and other expressions (sorry, I've forgotten) "preposition + oneself" ?
A: "I paint by myself"="I paint alone"
"I paint for myself"="I paint because I enjoy painting"
Q: What is the difference between What is more common expression in a real conversation? and real , genuine, authentic ?
A: She was a genuine person (nice, sincere, not fake). Is what I would use
Q: What is the difference between expression and phrase ?
A: Expression can be translated as 表达方式, it is a noun. (The verb is express)

Phrase can be both a noun and a verb. As a verb, it means "putting into words."
As a result, phrasing something is communicating in terms of words, while expressing something may or may not be in terms of language. (Eg. Expressing your feelings through art, expressing your ideas through music)

Translations of "Expression"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 여러가지 일을 한꺼번에 하지말고 하나 씩 해.

(I know the expression one at a time, but what 's opposite?
A: "Don't do everything all at once" is a common way to express the opposite of "one at a time"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What is a common expression American people frequently use in order to show gratitude to others except for "thank you"?
A: "I really appreciate your detailed answer" ("detailed" is an adjective that refers to the noun "answer"; "in details" usually refers to a verb: "I explained the situation in details" = I explained every detail/part of the situation).

In my mind there is little to no difference between "I really appreciate it"' and "I really appreciate that".
If you use a passive ("It's really appreciated") then you're putting more focus on the thing that is being appreciated, and not on the fact that you are grateful ("I really appreciate it"). So in a more formal environment you may hear "It's really/highly appreciated". For example, if you are writing a formal e-mail you can say "Your kind assistance on the matter is highly appreciated", so that you don't emphasize that YOU are grateful, but that the assistance is important and will be appreciated.

So I would use the second and third one with friends*/less formal situations, and the first: in more formal ones.

*Be careful not to overuse "I really appreciate it/that" when talking with (close) friends, because it expresses more gratitude than just "thank you", and may sound odd. If you dropped your eraser (which is something trivial and small) and your friend picked it up for you it may be better just to say "Thanks/Thank you" instead of "I really appreciate that". If you asked your friend to help you with your math homework, then it's fine to say it because helping you with that is not a small thing.

As you get more exposure to English, you will pick these things up, don't worry. :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How many expressions about an hour and a half?
A: yes, "one and a half hours." just make sure its plural hours.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? when is the expression of ought to used?
A: I don't want to do my homework, but I ought to if I want to get a good grade.

You ought to have called her back.

You ought to apologize after that.

Most people say 'should have' instead, but ought is more like, you should do it because it is your duty or responsibility. A lot of people still use the word.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? would there be other expressions of "burst out laughter"
A: I wouldn't say "I erupted laughing". I would say "I burst out laughing", "I busted up laughing", "I cracked up", "I died laughing", etc. These are mostly just colloquial (slang) phrases.

Other questions about "Expression"

Q: Could you tell me an appropriate simple expression to describe the dog that refuses to return home from everyday walking. She wants to enjoy walking more.

How about "Acute disease of not wanting to go back home"? It's too long, though.
A: I'd say "she stubbornly refuses to go home"
Q: I just learned the expression "wind someone around one's little finger."
But I'm not sure whether the pronunciation of the word "wind" is /wɪnd/ or /wʌɪnd/.
I mean, I think there are two different "wind" verbs.
A: There’s both a noun and verb form for wind. The verb form (pronounced as wined) means to twist or turn something, and the noun form (pronounced as wind) means the movement of the air. In the sentence you used, i believe that you should use the verb form of wind (wined).
Q: "I want to make my expressions vary." does this sound natural?
A: "I want to make various expressions." is a better way to phrase it! 🙂🙂
Q: I saw this expression in my Japanese-English dictionary: 添える"to garnish, to accompany (as a card *does* a gift)." Is it natural to use "does" in this way to refer to "accomanies"?
A: okay, that you for explaining! And no, it doesn't. Does often hints at an action. "He does" hints at him knowing. and in questions the "does" questions that action. "DOES he KNOW" here it questions if he knows, which is an action. I think it has other uses but that's one of its uses. For the cards, if you think of it that way- the gift isn't really doing anything, its not questioning or doing an action. ((think if does as a longer version of do, if you can't do something then there's a good chance that does won't work either)). There are other smaller words that you can use though, but you might have to change the sentence slightly.

"The card accompanies the gift"
"The card goes with the gift"
"the card comes with the gift"
Q: is the expression "make a run for it" ONLY used in the context of fleeing from something?

can I use it for example when I need to run to obtain something?

eg- the mart closes in 20 minutes. Im gonna make a run for it as soon as this class finishes!

eg- I missed my girlfriend sooo much. I hadn't seen her in months. so I made a run for it to surprise her at her home!
A: @richurchoi
You are right, that definition is correct. So you could say your first example sentence.

The second one is awkward unless you added: " I made a run for it to get to her house before she got home to surprise her."
This is because to 'make a run for it' gives the feeling of running out of time or acting within a time limit. So it wouldn't work to just say "you ran for it to the girl friends house", there would have to be some time limit implied.

Let me know if that still doesn't make sense.

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