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

The meaning of "Find" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does never found wanting mean?
A: A matter of bad grammar, if you fill in a few words it makes sense. "Natural born killers, (are) never found, (and they are) wanting (food)." This sounds like poetry, and sometimes hard to understand even for English natives.
Q: What does one finds oneself mean?
A: (1) [one finds oneself somewhere] to see that you are in a certain situation or place

I found myself near the mall this weekend, so I decided to do some shopping.
While wandering through the unfamiliar city, she found herself in a dangerous neighborhood.

(2) [one finds oneself doing ~] to unconsciously or accidentally do something

I saw her ugly dress and found myself wondering what circus sold it to her.
He wasn't sure if he'd like Thai food, but he found himself wanting a second helping.

(3) to attempt to figure out what you truly want or who you truly are inside

After college, he spent a year backpacking through Tibet to find himself.
Middle-aged men often buy expensive cars and date younger women in an attempt to find themselves.
Q: What does I can always find myself in you. mean?
A: You are just like her :)
Q: What does finds out mean?
A: Its means to discover something. For example: Lara finded out that her boyfriend was cheating on her. Anyway if you still dont understand, I can explain better in spanish.
Q: What does I'm not finding it as interesting as I expected. mean?
A: It is not as interesting as I thought.

Example sentences using "Find"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to find out.
A: I need to find out what she wants me to bring to Easter dinner.
To find out the answer to the problem try solvimg it yourself before looking in the book.
Q: Please show me example sentences with i find it appalling that.....
A: I find it appalling that the owner of the company makes millions of dollars while some of the employees are homeless.
Q: Please show me example sentences with find out.
A: I found out that I was sick
My sister found out her husband was cheating on her
I found out that he loves me
Q: Please show me example sentences with find.
A: I was pleased to find a vegan cafe in Prague. It was cheap too.

Can you find me someone able to translate Japanese into Maori? I've tried and I couldn't find anybody.

OMG. That's a first edition of 'Treasure Island'. What a find!

Why don't you try eating the local food, and see how you find it? Snails sound gross, but you might like them.
Q: Please show me example sentences with find oneself.
A: Yes, when you find yourself in a bad situation its not intentional unless you're actually LOOKING for trouble.

Bad situations are purely coincidental "I've found myself" is a figure of speech there. It basically means "I am in a bad situation". You're acknowledging the situation and that you're in it. lol

Synonyms of "Find" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between find out and figure out ?
A: @morningg: they all make sense however B is only relevant if you got the information from your own knowledge
Q: What is the difference between find and find out ?
A: Find is when you find something
For example

'I need to find my toy'

And find out is when you want to know something.
For example


'I need to find out how to answer this question
Q: What is the difference between find out and reveal ?
A: "I find something out"
"I revealed something (to someone"

When you find out something, you didn't know about it previously.
When you reveal something, you already knew about it.
Q: What is the difference between I would find it funny and I would think that it's fun ?
A: I would find it funny- This means that you'd be amused at something, and you would probably laugh at it. Like a joke or a comedy movie.
I would think that it's fun (Which works better as "I think that it would be fun") - This means that you would enjoy yourself, and would have a good time doing an activity. Like a game.
Q: What is the difference between find out and figure out ?
A: They're pretty much the same thing. Figure out usually implies you "figured" it out on your own, while "find out" implies someone or something told you.

Translations of "Find"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? “perennials found on wet places” or “perennials found in wet places“
A: "in" is correct. Places is usually followed by "in"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? find up
A: look up,

when you search for something you look up the answer in the Internet.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? find out
A: 뭔가를 막 탐색하다 찾아내거나
모르던 일을 알게되거나 할때 쓰는 것 같습니다.
I found out that this place was grave before. 이곳이 전에 무덤이라는 것을 알게됐어.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? find
A: encontrar
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? find out
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Find"

Q: find out it! does this sound natural?
A: Okay, you can just say "find out" That's how most people say it.

Example
"Does he have a girlfriend?"
"I don't know"
"Well find out!"
Q: I found myself sleeping without realizing. does this sound natural?
A: To sleep is normally used as something that you INTENTIONALLY do. In this case, I would use dozing since it is more of an unintentional actions. "I found myself dozing without realizing." The it is unnecessary because it is implied.
Q: You will also find yourself doing like that, when you live alone. does this sound natural?
A: @Nasubi-nyo: you have a subject, and you have a predicate but you don't have an action that your subject is doing
Q: I find it strange.
I find it is strange.
Which one is right ?
A: Both are correct, but the first is more common.
Q: how to find an American boyfriend?⊙ω⊙
A: Go to America!

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