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

The meaning of "File" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does it would seem that a file was used to saw the bars. mean?
A: Someone used a metal file to escape through the prison bars...
Q: What does keep on file mean?
A: @enotykvpechaly oh sorry i forgot 😬😬 it doesn't sound very natural since the phrase isn't used when talking about living things
Q: What does file back out towards mean?
A: So when you file into a room you are going into a room in a orderly way and to file back out is just to leave in a orderly
Q: What does filed mean?
A: To file for bankruptcy means to submit paperwork requesting bankruptcy protection (when a business doesn't have enough money to pay its debts).
Q: What does all files on officers seconded to other departments. mean?
A: You have understood, but in case it's unclear "seconded" means to be transferred temporarily.

So, officers seconded to other departments would work elsewhere for a while and then return to their previous job. This happens when workload varies across the organisation or when staff are moved to get wider experience.

Example sentences using "File"

Q: Please show me example sentences with file,document.
A: Please show me the Word document.
Please show me the file.
What file is this? It is a Word document.
What document is this? It is an Excel document.

Please upload your document on the university intranet.
Please submit your assignment before midnight. Make sure you save it as a PDF document.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "on file".
A: Let me check if we have your business on file.

Is my address up to date?
Yes! It's on file.

On file is like saying on record, recorded, being kept track of.
Q: Please show me example sentences with file for bankruptcy .
A: I have no money and my credit is really bad -- I think I need to file for bankruptcy.

Even if you file for bankruptcy, your student loans will not go away.

Filing for bankruptcy should be a last resort.

I'm currently filing for bankruptcy -- there are so many forms to fill out!

Last year I filed for bankruptcy... I also had a divorce and lost my house.

Synonyms of "File" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between An important file got deleted. and An important file was deleted. ?
A: They mean the same.
Just that the first is in present tense
Second is in past tense
Q: What is the difference between Attached a file is a photo of my son. and The attached file is a photo of my son. and The file attached is a photo of my son. ?
A: "The attached file is a photo of my son." sounds best
Q: What is the difference between that big of a file and a big file ?
A: "That big of a file" implies a comparison, that the file is bigger than normal. Example: "I could handle a small file, but I can't handle that big of a file."

"A big file" simply means the file is big.
Q: What is the difference between find the attached file. and find attached file. ?
A: Find wouldn't be correct. SEE the attached file ...find the file attached
Q: What is the difference between file and document ?
A: In the "real world,"

When we hear "files," we think of
https://www.google.com/search?q=documents&newwindow=1&biw=1366&bih=651&site=webhp&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMIzYzSlfa8yAIVRDg-Ch2csgR2#newwindow=1&tbm=isch&q=files+clipart

When we hear "documents," we think of
https://www.google.com/search?q=documents&newwindow=1&biw=1366&bih=651&site=webhp&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMIzYzSlfa8yAIVRDg-Ch2csgR2#newwindow=1&tbm=isch&q=document+clipart

Translations of "File"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? please refer to the attached file

please refer to attached file


am I need to use THE ?
A: If you are speaking to someone, then use 'the'
But a lot of times, computers and websites will not use 'the'
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I know that this file is not valid anymore, but i want to tell you that I'm so sorry to you via it.
A: I apologize but this file is not valid anymore.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? クリアファイル(file folder)の購入費用
A: Purchase cost of clear file ( file folder)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? which is natural “an excel file on the server” or “an excel file in the server” ?
A: "an excel file on the server"

We don't usually say "in the server."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? When I send a file (attachment) to a person through a email, I wan't to say the file is big, what is the correct word to describe the file? Is big correct? or large or heavy? How about the opposite? small?
A: Yes, big and small.

Other questions about "File"

Q: Please find attached the file does this sound natural?
A: Please find the attached file.
Q: Since the files are too big to enclose with before email, I have attracted them separately. does this sound natural?
A: Since the files are too big to enclose in one email, I have attached them separately.
Q: Sorry, I was supported to check it before sending you, I forgot to open it :,(.

I've tried to make sure the files open :D. does this sound natural?
A: "Sorry, I was supposed to check it before sending it to you. I didn't open it. :(

I tried to make sure the files open. :D"
Q: I sent my file in March 10. does this sound natural?
A: I sent my file on March 10.
Q: Please see the attached (files).
Please refer to the attached.
@Biz email does this sound natural?
A: It is mostly natural, but I think it would be SLIGHTLY better to either say, "Please see the attached photos," "Please see the attached documents," "Please see the attached files," or just "Please see the attachments."

"Please see the attached" without an object like "files" or "documents" or "photos" feels unbalanced to me,

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