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

The meaning of "Flow" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does go with the flow mean?
A: It means to be "laid back" or "relaxed."

It means to go along with whatever is happening around you without complaint or worry.

If someone is driving you would tell them to "go with the flow" of cars... Meaning to do what you have to do and to react to your surroundings.

If someone is worried about something, you could tell them, "relax... Just go with the flow."
Q: What does flow state (as in "the link between flow states and exercise") mean?
A: Flow state is a mental state in which one persons complete attention is used for a task
Q: What does get the flow mean?
A: @miki1104: To understand how something is done is to get the flow. My friend just started playing soccer, its been 2 weeks and he is slowly getting the flow (becoming familiar) with the game.
Q: What does "the noted flow of parts " mean?
A: The "noted" means written down, and the "flow of parts" is the incoming and outgoing of parts used in some form of manufacturing process (as in "flow" like a river does). So, they were writing down that they were receiving a certain number of parts and saying they were sending them out in finished goods (when they were not) top make it look li,ke their business was going well.
Q: What does ”the noted flow of parts ” mean?
A: Sorry. Yes, I think the sentence would be more natural if it read "...having a good paper trail made it look like they were on track." Basically, they're saying that they went through all of the proper paperwork and had all the right forms, to make it look like they weren't wasting all of that inventory

Example sentences using "Flow"

Q: Please show me example sentences with "go with the flow".
A: I felt weird at the party, but I decided to just go with the flow.

If you just go with the flow, life isn't so hard.
Q: Please show me example sentences with to go with the flow.
A: I'll just go with the flow and see what happens
Q: Please show me example sentences with even flow.
A: Do you mean “even though”?
Q: Please show me example sentences with flow.
A: Go with the flow.

Synonyms of "Flow" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between go with the flow and follow my lead ?
A: go with the flow = hacer lo que los demás hacen, sin quejarse, sin preguntar. Aceptar el ritmo de los demás.
My friends wanted to go to the beach, I would have rather stayed home, but I decided to go with the flow and we ended up swimming all afternoon. (suena muy pasivo)

follow my lead = hacer lo que te demuestro, voy a demostrártelo
This is going to be a tough meeting, but just follow my lead and you will do fine. When I talk aggressively, you should talk aggressively. When I am contrite, you should be contrite.
Q: What is the difference between flow and stream ?
A: Flow is usually used as a verb (the stream flows down the mountain) and stream is usually a noun (there is a beautiful stream outside of the town). Flow can be a noun (the flow of the water is slower than I expected) and stream can be a verb (tears streamed down her face/I was streaming a new movie on the internet), but this is rarer.
Q: What is the difference between flows of water and stream of water ?
A: Sometimes they can be synonyms, I'm sure there are some who use them interchangeably, there is a slight difference however in that "flow" is a bit stronger than "stream". There is more force involved in that verb.
In order of force of the liquid (from left to right) I would say:

trickle ---> stream ---> flow
Q: What is the difference between the flow of water and the current of water ?
A: The current would mostly be used to imply water movement in a river, stream, oceans, etc. E.g. "The current is too fast so don't swim in the river." The flow of water could be used to describe water movement of any kind so the water from a tap and even I'm rivers and streams. E.g. "The water is flowing steadily from the tap."

Translations of "Flow"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I love the flow of this song.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does mean flow in slang?
A: in slang "flow" means different things .... like " I'm in my flow" (things are going well, I'm at ease with myself and everything is going fine. I'm in the zone)


Don't mess with my flow .... (don't do anything to disturb that.)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I am going to ride the flow of tomorrow
A: Like that.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 흐름을 유지하다( keep it up the flow)??
A: - keep the flow.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? (←ignore that) what does keep the flow, loose the flow mean??
A: Flow in this context can mean something like “atmosphere” “mindset” or it can mean the pace/speed/method of doing something (like exercise). “Go with the flow” is a common saying, it means you are passively following what others are doing. So I think to “keep the flow” means you are actively maintaining the atmosphere. To “lose the flow” would mean to disrupt what is happening.

Other questions about "Flow"

Q: She stops a flow of the long jump rope. does this sound natural?
A: I think you mean, "She stops the flow of the long jumping rope."
Q: All the streams* flow into the sea, yet the sea is not full.+
To the place from which the streams flow, there they return so as to flow again.+ does this sound natural?
A: This sounds natural! Very good!
Q: 我想起一個英文名,女孩子叫flow會很奇怪吗?,因為我的中文名單字叫"流"
A: 抱歉,Flow虽是个英文字,但不能以它为名字。对我来说Flow是个不可思议的的名字,比较适合为虚构人取名。
1.River - “河”
2. Rain
3. Marina
Q: Meeting a flow of things halfway while crossing something
(Meeting a flow of cars halfway while crossing the street) does this sound natural?
A: It is very vague. I'm not sure if that's what you were going for, but i would not have been able to guess what you were trying to convey from this.
Q: By making a new flow, you can find yourself evoked. does this sound natural?
A: I understand just a little bit more, I hope I can be of help
"By opening a new channel for energy to flow you can evoke a new you" or "By opening a new channel you can evoke something within you"

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