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

The meaning of "Gold" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does 1.He'll pay you as much gold as your weight.
2.He will pay your weight in gold mean?
A: It means he’ll pay you a lot. Because people are at least 100 lbs (50 kg? Not sure), matching that with weight in gold = 100 lbs of gold.
Q: What does gold doesn't strike mean?
A: 我觉得是天上不会掉馅饼的意思
Q: What does telly gold mean?
A: "Telly gold" is not the name of a programme, but refers to any programmes that are considered very good that have been broadcast on television.
Q: What does "they struck gold as an Olympic first" in "Japan set a goal of making 100 percent of its medals from recycled metal, in which they struck gold as an Olympic first." mean?
A: Striking gold means did something amazing. Olympic first means for the first time in Olympic history. So "they struck gold as an Olympic first" means Japan has done something amazing that has never been done before in the history of the Olympics.
Q: What does gold digger mean?
A: someone who's only after money? 😂

Example sentences using "Gold"

Q: Please show me example sentences with gold standard (informal not as a econmical word).
A: Iphones are considered by many people to be the gold standard when it comes to phones.

The Ferrari engine is regarded as the gold standard within Formula 1.

The Concord used to be the gold standard in aviation.
Q: Please show me example sentences with good as gold.
A: I don’t think this is a very common expression but you can use it if you want.

Here is an example:

“He is the most honest person I know. When me makes you a promise, it’s as good as gold.”

Or you can say, “He’s so honest, his word is as good as gold.”

I have only heard ‘as good as gold’ used to describe someone who is honest but according to dictionary definitions it can be used to describe a well-behaved child.

“The kids never give the teacher any trouble. They’re as good as gold.”

Personally I have never heard it used this way. Perhaps it is an older usage or just not used where I live.




Q: Please show me example sentences with gold digger .
A: "That person is a gold digger. They don't care about you. They only want your money."

Gold digger = a person who uses someone for money and/or material things
Q: Please show me example sentences with gold.
A: 1. Gold is beautiful and rare, so it's expensive.
2. I like gold rings.
3. Here is the golden rule: treat others the way you you want to be treated.
4. You're golden!
Q: Please show me example sentences with gold digger.
A: "That man is such a gold digger, he's only dating her because she has a lot of money."

"She's a gold digger, she didn't like the man until he drove up in his Lamborghini."

"My friend said she's a gold digger because she only goes after men with a lot of money."

Synonyms of "Gold" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between gold pot and pot of gold ?
A: Gold pot = pot made of gold
Pot of gold = pot with gold inside
Q: What is the difference between gold and golden ?
A: Gold can be a noun or an adjective, and golden is just an adjective.
Q: What is the difference between gold and golden ?
A: There is a difference if the necklace is the metal gold. I believe if you're speaking about colors in both examples, you can use either. (I am not an expert ;)
Q: What is the difference between gold egg and golden egg ?
A: To me, a golden egg is an egg that has a golden shell. The inside could be hollow or another material.

A gold egg could be entirely gold, inside and out, OR the same as a golden egg.

That's how I see it, but others may have different opinions :)


When talking about events like an easter egg hunt, you always say "golden egg", not "gold egg".
Q: What is the difference between "Imagine him winning a gold medal." and "Imagine his winning a gold medal." ?
A: The first one wants you to think about HIM (his reaction, his feelings, his thoughts).

The second one wants you to think about the EVENT of him winning (is it important for his country, for his people, for his reputation, etc). Also, you need to say "...his winning OF a gold medal."

Translations of "Gold"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? It looks like golden gold , shinning in thesunshine? Is this sentence right?
A: it looks like shimmering gold in the sunlight
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? gold paper and golden paper. what’s the difference?
A: Gold paper means the paper is made of gold and golden paper just indicates the color
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how do you say gold digger in english
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? gold digger
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how can you say male gold digger?
A: You could say whatever it is about the gold digger, then say that he is a man.

Other questions about "Gold"

Q: I expected he would get the gold medal in the Pyeongchang Olympic does this sound natural?
A: “I knew he would win the gold metal!” Sounds a little more natural
Q: When is Japan’s gold medal?
OR
When is gold medal of Japan? does this sound natural?
A: ああ、はい、”When is Japan’s gold medal” は正しいです

“When will Japan get a gold medal?” Sounds more natural, in my opinion. It is casual.
Q: gold is very valuable metal does this sound natural?
A: Good is A very valuable metal
Q: what mean is 'gold digger'?
A: a person who dates others purely to extract money from them, in particular a woman who strives to marry a wealthy man.
Q: I tried to get a gold medal in the Olympics. But I got a silver medal. It was my best, but also limitation. does this sound natural?
A: "I tried to get a gold medal in the Olympics, but I got a silver medal. It was my best, but it was also a limitation." I believe that is what you meant?

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