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

The meaning of "Grey" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Lost to the grey mean?
A: In this context, it basically is saying that even if their name is forgotten, they will never stop doing what they're doing.

Kind of like a "grey area" where things aren't very clear, because humans sometimes like things to be very "black and white" which means very clear and concise.

if there is a grey area, it means something is unclear but in this context, it just sounds like a fading memory.

It is hard to give meaning to lyrics because they're basically poetry and it depends on how the artist created the song/poem and what meaning they put behind it.

Hope this helps.
Q: What does I have a beautiful grey mean?
A: @Ri-na It means a "grey horse". It is a light coloured grey-white horse.
Q: What does i don't get what is he saying (grey). can someone explain to me? mean?
A: When else, means what other time have you
Q: What does I think the grey hair makes you very distinguished. mean?
A: To me it sounds kinda funny (Maybe because it sounds snobby or rich). 'Distinguished' means you look fancy and important and powerful etc. It's a compliment. But yeah I haven't heard that word in long time; it's not often used and I can't remember ever using it before.
Q: What does with the forbidding grey sea on oneside and often-poor transport links on the other,the true isolation of many of our coastal towns becomes apparent. mean?
A: He's describing the loneliness of the coastal towns. On one side, there is the sea, as far as the eye can see! That makes you feel alone, isolated. Then he says on the other side there's a bunch of poor transport links. Well, if the transport links are poor, it is harder to get people together. That, with the imagery of some lonely and broken down railroads, and with the sea on the other side, it makes the coastal town seem very lonely, very isolated. To make it seem a lot is to make it apparent.

Example sentences using "Grey"

Q: Please show me example sentences with a grey area.
A: https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/grey-area
Q: Please show me example sentences with go grey.
A: My daughter is making me go grey. She is out partying all night every night.

(It's almost always metaphorical, it means 'darme muchas preocupaciónes')

Synonyms of "Grey" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between grey and gray ?
A: Gray is how it is spelled in America and in England they spell it grey. That to only difference. They mean the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between grey and gray ?
A: Both are the same.
Gray is commonly used in US
and grey is used in UK
Q: What is the difference between grey and gray ?
A: Both are acceptable spellings of the same word.

Gray is more popular in the US.
Grey is more popular in the UK/Canada.
Q: What is the difference between grey and gray ?
A: Gray and grey are different spellings of the same word, and both are used throughout the English-speaking world. But gray is more common in American English, while grey is more common in all the other main varieties of English.

Translations of "Grey"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? It was hard to see a grey cat in such a big tree?
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? grey
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I think the grey color matches really well.
A: I think the grey color matches really well!

Other questions about "Grey"

Q: I've always had much grey hair since I was younger. does this sound natural?
A: I've always had some grey hairs even when I was younger.
I've always had some gray hairs even while I was young.
Q: He has grey hair and a lot of wrinkles on his face. does this sound natural?
A: That sentence works well. “He has grey hair and a lot of wrinkles.” could also work here.
Q: It was a foggy, grey and cloudy morning. Kate was absently starring at the sky. Her face was pale, and beneath her eyes were dark signs of countless sleeplessness. 
Since she went out of the hospital. She stayed dull and spent her nights having recurrents nightmares which made her woke up crying and throwing up.
All she could do was to constantly do researches about the murderer of her parents and spend the entire day trying to gather her thoughts. 
Once, when she didn’t know that her accident was planned she used to daydream all day about how could things have been otherwise. But now that she was aware of the truth she knew that she had to do something. She couldn’t continue to live hiding. She had to make justice done. She wanted that culprit to pay for what he did.

Suddenly, someone entered the room. She startled of surprise. It was Arthur. He glanced at her dark circles and her tired look and signed deeply. He sat at the sofa looked at her and said : 
“Kate listen to me, it’s has already been two weeks since you went out the hospital and still, you haven’t told us a single word about what happened. You can’t continue to withdrew yourself like this. Please tell me what’s happening. “
She couldn’t think of anything to say to him. She just tried to countain her tears.
She wasn't sure if he sincerely cared.
She looked at his hands. She could see that his hands were tightly clenched and sweating. On top of that, it were convulsively wrestled together. She smirked. It was a relief to see that he did truly care and was not just pretending to be good.
She entrusted him everything about the accident and the revelating folder that she found into the Thundroom Compagny. does this sound natural?
A: It was a foggy, grey, and cloudy morning. Kate was absently staring at the sky. Her face was pale, and beneath her eyes were dark signs of countless sleeplessness. 
Since she got out of the hospital, she’d been dull and spent her nights having recurring nightmares that made her wake up vomiting and crying.
All she could do was constantly research about her parents murder, and spend her days trying to gather her thoughts. 
Once, when she didn’t know that her accident had been plotted, she used to daydream all day about how could things could have been otherwise. But now that she was aware of the truth, she knew that she had to do something. She couldn’t continue to live hiding. She had get justice. She wanted that culprit to pay for what he did.

Suddenly, someone entered her room. She was startled, before she noticed it was Arthur. He glanced at her dark circles and her tired look, and sighed deeply. He sat at the sofa looked at her and said: 
“Kate listen to me, it’s already been two weeks since you got home from the hospital and still, you haven’t told us a single word about what happened. You can’t continue to withdraw like this. Please tell me what’s going on. “
She couldn’t think of anything to say to him, and just tried to countain her tears.
She wasn't sure if he sincerely cared.
She looked at his hands, and could see they were tightly clenched and sweating. On top of that, his hands were nervously wrestled together. She smirked. It was a relief to see that he truly did care and wasn’t just pretending to be good.
She told him everything about the accident and revealed the folder that she found into the Thundroom Compagny.
Q: What is this called? (grey)
A: vest? maybe a sweater vest
Q: What do you call regular grey pencil in English? you know, it's used for sketches or just for writing at schools.
A: A pencil

The standard choice is a HB pencil.

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