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

The meaning of "Gift" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Never look a gift horse in the mouth mean?
A: Is is an old saying which means 'Appriciate what you have and don't look for mistakes'
Q: What does Find last-minute gifts at your AppLe Store. mean?
A: Christmas is about to be here, so it is "last minute." You can still find gifts even though it is almost time for Christmas.
Q: What does Find last-minute gifts at your AppLe Store. mean?
A: Getting gifts for people late, such as a few days before Christmas.
Q: What does 教えて下さい(>人<;)これはどういう意味ですか?​​I have sent the gifts 2 women Italian hand bag,ring and Jewelry,Clive Christian perfume and little cash money of 25,000 USD for you to take care of your self till I come back . take good care of your self for me mean?
A: 私はプレセントを送りにした
2個イタリアンのハンドバッグ、指輪と別のジュエリー、clive christianのパフューム、
と$25万現金あなたのたまに送りました
私戻りときまで元気でね気をつけてね

ま、実はね。。。振り込め詐欺見たいじゃない?笑う
本当にきをつけてねw
Q: What does gift swap mean?
A: It's when you exchange gifts with someone.

Example sentences using "Gift"

Q: Please show me example sentences with does shower mean gift??

i saw the friends which is drama name
and there was "Hey, um.is there any such thing as an annulment shower?" .
A: To shower someone with gifts means to give a lot of gifts.

“For our anniversary, my husband showered me with gifts.”

“To repay her debts, she insisted on showering me with gifts.”

“The little boy was showered with gifts for his birthday.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with gift.
A: Thank you very much for the gift.

I got you a gift.

What gift did you get from mum?
Q: Please show me example sentences with gift and present.
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Q: Please show me example sentences with receives a gift .
A: "The woman receives a gift." (Not normally used in everyday life, it would be "she got a gift" or someone revived a gift)

"The little girl receives a gift from Santa Claus at Christmas." (We would also used received but can use receives)

"The man receives a gift of freedom once he is of age."
"She will receive a gift of knowledge after going to university."
"Janet received a gift from a man she was dating."
Q: Please show me example sentences with "the gift that keeps on giving".
A: Theoretically, It could be used for any thing thats bad and multiplies (its a sarcastic comment). Although not many situations fit the criteria because you can't really you it will people. You could use it for any sickness, and it is generally used as a statement.

[name of sickness], the gift that keeps on giving.

This is the only form I've heard it in though.

Synonyms of "Gift" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between gift and present ?
A: Present is usually for a special purpose like a birthday or Christmas. A gift is usually given on ones own accord. Eg, giving a gift to a fellow staff member who is leaving. Or, giving a gift to your neighbour for looking after your garden while you were away.

Gift can also have other meanings, "She had a gift for picking the right colours", "Tom was an amazing prankster, which could be seen as both a gift and a curse"
Q: What is the difference between gift and present ?
A: @irina_spiridonova: oh I see. Both can be used to talk about an item that you give to a person, but "gifted" is used as an adjective to describe a person with a special talent or ability in doing something. "Christmas gift" and "Christmas presents" means the same thing, although Christmas present is indeed more common. Sorry about that, hope this helped :')
Q: What is the difference between gift and present ?
A: A gift becomes a present when given to the person personally.
Q: What is the difference between "a gift" and "a present" ?
A: Susie opened all her presents/gifts at her birthday party. (Both can work) (Presents cannot be abstract only real. Presents are objects given. Gifts can be abstract and real. Gifts of life and birth are abstract. A mother's love is a gift to a child.
Q: What is the difference between gift and present ?
A: Same thing

Translations of "Gift"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? “i ‘ve sent the gifts to all the friends ( ) I ‘ve made on this party.”
in this bracket, I should use that or who ?
A:

You could add the word "that" in this sentence but is not needed.

You would definitely need to add "that" if the last part of of you sentence could not stand alone as a sentence.

"Bob is the man that lives next door."

"Lives next door" is not a full sentence.

"This is the stray cat I fed last night."

The last part of the sentence has a subject and a verb. You could add "that" and say "This is the stray cat that I fed last night." However, it's fine without "that"

She was excited to open the gifts her friends bought her for her birthday.

(No "that", you could add it if you want, but not necessary)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The best gift for mother on Mother's Day is to stay away from her and give her a peace
Peace and Love
A: “The best gift for (a, my, your, etc) mother on Mother's Day is to stay away from her and give her peace and love” sounds more natural
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? don’t/never/look a gift horse in the mouth
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? What make a great gift? What do the best ones you’ve received all have in common? Why isn’ it “what IS the best ONE you’ve ——?”
A: What makes a great gift? What do the best ones you’ve received all have in common?

It's not about one gift.

This sentence is: "What do [some things] have in common?"

What do all elephants have in common?
What do presidents have in common?
What do the best carpenters have in common?

What is it, that these things share as a common feature?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? this is a beautiful gift that makes me happy
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Other questions about "Gift"

Q: If I want to send a gift and a thank-you note for my professor, should I put it in her office or should I send it to her face to face? (I study in America now)
A: Both are fine :D

Giving it to her face to face would be more personal. If you are shy, leaving it in her office is totally fine.

Side note: you can "give" something face to face, but you can't "send" something face to face.
Q: Sorry, but all the gifts have been given away. ←(How do you guys say this in a more native way?) does this sound natural?
A: It depends on the context, but I would imagine that your sentence is a very native way of saying what you're trying to say (not to mention that it is grammatically correct as well).

Alternatives:
"I'm sorry, but I/we have already given them all away." (if it's clear you're already talking about the gifts)

"Unfortunately, all of the gifts have been given already."

"Sorry, but all of the gifts are spoken for." (if the gifts are physically still there but no longer up for grabs)

"I'm sorry, but there are no gifts left."
Q: I went to buy gift without going to the library does this sound natural?
A: I went to buy a gift... Don't forget the article "a".
Q: When you give a gift to someone, and he/she looks worried because the gift looks a bit expensive, you would say:

1: Don't worry. It's not expensive.
2. Don't worry. It wasn't expensive.
3. Don't worry. It didn't cost much.
4. Don't worry. It didn't cost a lot.

Which would be correct (or the most narutal)?

Or please provide other examples.
A: 1 is just a little unnatural, the rest are perfect
Q: "Thank you very much for your gift for keeping the pipe organ."
How could it be improved?..

(ES : gracias por su donativo en favor del mantenimiento del órgano.
FR : Merci pour votre don en faveur de l'orgue.) does this sound natural?
A: Ahah! I see now! ^^
"Thank you for your kind donation" would be the most natural expression. You can add on the end: "towards the organ" but a small sentence about the organ after the first sentence ("Your donation will support the restoration of our pipe organ") also sounds natural. :) Hope this makes sense!

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