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

Synonyms of "Gasoline" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Gasoline is sold in gallons in the United States. and Gasoline is sold by the gallon in the United States. ?
A:

“Gasoline is sold by the gallon in the United States.” is correct.

You can also say, “The cost/price of gasoline in the US is $1.74 per gallon.”

We wouldn’t say “in gallons.”
Q: What is the difference between Gasoline and Petrol ?
A: I'm not sure if there's a scientific reasoning to it, but typically Americans say "gasoline" and British say "Petrol". They both mean the same.
Q: What is the difference between "Gasoline will float on water." and "Gasoline floats on water." ?
A: Almost the same.

"Gasoline will float on water" can sometimes sound like you are planning something because you are talking about the future.

"Gasoline floats on water" can be interpreted as a passive voice present tense:

A mama bird drinks.
Gasoline floats on the water.
They all die.

But usually both phrases mean the same thing: a statement of fact.

Translations of "Gasoline"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Gasoline

Other questions about "Gasoline"

Q: "Gasoline is more expensive than never nowadays".
Does this sound natural?
A: Gasoline is more expensive than ever nowadays
Q: Gasoline cars travel on power of an engine whereas electric cars travel on power of an electric motor. Does this sound natural?
A: Gasoline cars "run" on "the" power of an engine whereas electric cars "run" on "the" power of an electric motor.

"Run" here is used to mean: is powered by.
Q: As you may know, Gasoline is cleaner than diesel.
In order to protect the environment, our government recommend to use the gasoline fuel.
Also we are to make electronic cars nowadays.. Does this sound natural?
A: As you may know, gasoline is cleaner than diesel. In order to protect the environment, our government recommends using gasoline fuel. We also make electric cars nowadays.

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