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

The meaning of "Governor" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does The governor was known for his penchant for bucking the Chicago Democratic machine. mean?
A: bucking = resisting control; not obeying; acting like a horse that does not want to be ridden
the [city] machine = a kind of political organization where one person or family controls a city by giving bribes or special business deals to voters and politicians; examples of this are Boss Tweed in New York City and the Daley family in Chicago
Q: What does sitting governor mean?
A: the current governor. the person who is governor now (or at the time that you are talking about)
Q: What does the governor's race is a *toss-up* mean?
A: Either person could win. If you toss up a coin, it has a 50% chance of being heads or tails. If something is a toss up, then both options are equally likely.
Q: What does governors ball mean?
A: “Ball” can mean lots of things such as the basketball or basically the circular toy a person plays with or the ball where people gather wearing gowns and tuxedos to dance and have fun

Synonyms of "Governor" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between governors and politicians ?
A: "Politician" is a general term. A "governor" is a specific type of a politician. It's like "fruit" is a general term and an "orange" is a specific type of fruit.
Q: What is the difference between the governor rope has many breakages and the governor rope has had many breakages. which sentence is correct? ?
A: The first sentence emphasizes that it is currently damaged. The second sentence emphasizes that it got damaged, and may or may not still be damaged.
Q: What is the difference between the governor of the coutry and and the president ?? ?
A: Governor of California was Arnold Schwarzenegger from 2003 to 2011.
Barack Obama was president of the United States between 2009 to 2017.
Each state has a governor their state capital.
The president stays at the White House in Washington, D.C.
The president lives in the White House during the time in office, but the governor just offices at their state capital building.

Translations of "Governor"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? governor
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Other questions about "Governor"

Q: "The governor is a strong advocate of the new tax plan, which he says will boost the economy."

In this phrase, Is the "which" a conjunction? Is it incorrect if I rearrange it before "will"? like "he says which will boost the economy".
A: In this sentence, "which he says will boost the economy" is a relative clause. Most relative clauses begin with a special type of pronoun called a relative pronoun; in this sentence, "which" is that pronoun. The relative pronoun always comes at the beginning of the relative clause, so it would be incorrect to place it before "will" in the relative clause.
Q: It was the former governor who ran Tokyo for the Olympics. does this sound natural?
A: Natural! :)
Q: Please show me how to pronounce governor.
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Q: That governor often speaks on the spur of the moment. does this sound natural?
A: It should be "That governor often speaks at the spur of the moment."
Q: The governor could to opt hang on by dissolving the assembly, taking his chances with a newly elected one.


I found this sentence on yahoo USA.
" could to opt hang ...." is this right?
I guess " could opt to hang..." is correct.
A: @markun: The grammar is incorrect. "could opt to hang on.." is correct :)

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