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

The meaning of "Following" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "the well lubricated" as in the following sentences: I walk over and collect the glasses from the two women, who are peering intently at some video footage on a phone. They laugh the easy laughs of the well lubricated. mean?
A: It means they have had alcohol to drink.
Q: What does Then a>b if and only if one of the following holds: mean?
A: Then a is greater than b, but only if one of the following is true:
Q: What does They planned to get married in the following year. mean?
A: The following year is the next year.

It is the year that follows after.

"In 2015 I planned to see more penguins the following year."

I planned to see more penguins this year.
Q: What does I'll take it. (in the following context) mean?
A: It also implies that the opinion is not super amazing, but because the speaker is famous and well-regarded, even a bit of praise from him is a good thing.
Q: What does I'm down. (in the following context) mean?
A: It means "I am all for it!" or "I agree, let's do it!".

Example sentences using "Following"

Q: Please show me example sentences with I saw the following sentence on the train:
"Please observe mask requirement rule."

Does this "observe" mean the same meaning with "see" or "pay attention" or something else?
I would like to understand the nuance of this word..
A: It means "Please follow the mask requirement rule."

It's a polite way to ask people to obey the rules.

It sounds nicer than saying
"Obey the mask requirement law/rule!"
Q: Please show me example sentences with Which of the following is correct? Make or made?

1) Last Friday, I wanted to go to the supermarket to buy some ingredients and make a birthday cake.

2) Last Friday, I wanted to go to the supermarket to buy some ingredients and made a birthday cake..
A: For the first one I think you were trying to say "Last Friday I wanted to go to the supermarket to buy some ingredients to make a cake." And for the second one you were already wanting to go to the supermarket to buy the ingredients and you did make a cake. I would go for the one I said earlier.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Just wondering if the following is a correct sentence.
Thanks in advance for your help.

Several mothers I met said, “I become depressed when my children do not recover from a cold quickly, blaming it on the poor care I take of my children.”.
A: The way you've used "blaming" doesn't work in first-person. It'd sound more natural if you broke it up into two sentences, or, if you wanted to keep it in one sentence, use punctuation to separate the clauses. For example:

"I become depressed when my children do not recover from a cold quickly—I blame myself for not taking good enough care of them."

"...the poor care I take of my children" also sounded a bit awkward, so I changed it in the sentence above.
Q: Please show me example sentences with
the following words turn them into present: went, stayed, was, swam, ate, sailed, saw, played, bought, were...
ayuda porfa!! .
A: Go, stay, am/is, swim, eat, sail, see, play, buy, are
Q: Please show me example sentences with 33p 1.Change the following sentence into the active voice
- There are too many writers whose style are often spoiled by verbosity and self-importance..
A: Too many writers spoil their style with verbosity and self-importance

Synonyms of "Following" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between It's the following through on that commitment that I take issue with. and It's the following that commitment that I take issue with.through

Please focus on on the "on" ?
A: 둘 다 같지만 약간 부자연 스럽습니다. 대신 다음과 같습니다: '' It's the following through on that commitment that I have issues with.


1. 첫 번째 문장: 약속에 따라
2. 약속 문제 (아니 약속에 따라)
Q: What is the difference between "before" and "until" in the following sentence ?
A:

Before is incorrect

Until ✔️
Q: What is the difference between Please refer to the following. and Please refer to the below. ?
A: "Please refer to the following" means to pay attention to the information they give you, or ask you to.

Please refere to the following documents.

or during a presentation they may say, Please refer to the following.

Please refer to the below is incorrect.
Q: What is the difference between The following years and The following year ?
A: The following year refers to the year immediately after.
"Juniors should graduate in the following year."

The following years refer to more than one year.
"You can get a promotion in the following years."
Q: What is the difference between ”Please refer the following instructions.”  and ”Please refer the instructions as follows." ?
A: "Please refer *to* the following instructions" is correct.
下記の説明を参照して下さい

"As follows" というと 「下記のように」なので
"refer the instructions as follows" は少し不自然。
"Please refer to the directions shown below" などならOKだと思うけど。

"As follows" の場合は
”The instructions are as follows”
「説明は下記のようになります」みたいな。

○ A is as follows (Aは下記のようです)
× Please refer to A as follows (動詞+A+as follows) ×

Translations of "Following"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? In the following sentence why you use the definite article the in front of boat? But trust us when we say that the boat has not sailed on your language learning adventures.
A: "That boat has sailed" or "the boat has sailed" is an idiom in English, so it's always said as if it's a specific boat.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "following"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 以下の措置を講じた。We took the following measure.
A: Yes, sounds great.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? please correct following ----- I will never forget that the teacher beat me with just a small reason why I've forgotten doing home work.
A: "I will never forget that my teacher hit me for the trivial reason that I forgot to do my homework sometimes."

(Trivial = 細かい)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? はたらいたら、まけ/働いたら負け❗️Which implies the following :Use your head more to gain what you want with a little work. How can I say it with a shorter phrase?
A: Like the previous person said, "Work smarter, not harder." This is a very common phrase used in the US. You will hear this in schools, businesses, and TV.

Other questions about "Following"

Q: ‎‎‎What does the following audio clip say?
A: My friend, who is a hotel worker, gave me this letter.
Q: ‎‎‎What does the following audio clip say?
A: “When would you like your reservation”
Q: ‎‎‎What does the following audio clip say?
A: That doctor can tell by [the] looks of their faces what disease they have.

I put in [the] even though I couldn't hear it. 😊
Q: ‎‎‎What does the following audio clip say?
A: Ohh!! I'm a bit hungry?
Q: ‎‎‎What does the following audio clip say?


A: Are you hungry? Are you really hungry? I’m so hungry. I’m starved.

(The ‘starved’ isn’t pronounced correctly, but seems like the most likely word based on context)

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