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

The meaning of "Gun" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does To stick to one's guns. mean?
A: Basically means to stick to your beliefs no matter what people say or do. Someone who might be wrong but won’t change their ways. Stubborn.
Q: What does "he really pulled out the big guns"(not literally) mean?
A:
"I heard John went to Puerto Rico with his family over the long weekend".

"He did, and they had no electricity, so he must have really pulled out the big guns to get his lab report turned in on time".
Q: What does i got a gun mean?
A: "I have a gun" or "I acquired a gun"

A gun is a firearm (a weapon that uses bullets propelled by gunpowder).
Q: What does He was wounded while manning the guns aboard the battleship. mean?
A: "manning the guns" means his duty was using the weapon systems.
Q: What does gun rights advocates sounded the alarm, warning that he intended to strip them of their arms and ammunition mean?
A: @Ri-na 意味は。。。

gun rights advocates = pro-gun lobby
sounded the alarm, warning = alerted (people)
that he intended = he planned
to strip them of their arms and ammunition = to remove their weapons

Example sentences using "Gun"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to jump the gun .
A: @Garciadanieltsr President Trump wants to send people back to work. If he jumps the gun and does that, even more people will get sick and die.

Jump the gun = to do something too soon
Q: Please show me example sentences with "the big guns".
A: It's colloquial English to refer to a team/company, etc bringing out their best personnel for an occasion. E.g. "Our company brought out the big guns for the meeting, because we knew how important it was." You also see the term "heavy artillery" used in this situation.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "the big guns" .
A: We're losing! Time to bring out the big guns! [this means use all possible strength, or every resourse, to achieve a target]
Q: Please show me example sentences with gun powder .
A: Gun powder is used a lot in fireworks.

Gun powder is really flammable.

Synonyms of "Gun" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between He had a gun leveled at me. and He leveled a gun at me. ?
A: one is in passive form and one is in active form. they mean the same.
Q: What is the difference between guns and machine guns ?
A: Machine guns are typically used by the military, and are a powerful type of gun.
the word "gun" is a broad word used to describe different types. Machine guns are a type of gun.
Q: What is the difference between gun and pistol ?
A: Gun is the generic term. A pistol is a type of hand gun.
Other types of gun include rifles, machine guns, muskets etc.
Q: What is the difference between The gun lobby is against any change in the law. and The gun lobby are against any change in the law. ?
A: the first one is correct.
Q: What is the difference between Can I get my gun back? and Can I take my gun back? ?
A: Can I get my gun back? Is asking directly to the person. Can I take my gun back? Is asking someone if it's possible to take it.

Translations of "Gun"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? gun
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? gun,run,sunny
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? let's not jump the gun.
A: "Jump the gun" is similar to the expression "Jump to conclusions" – you don't want to make too quick of a decision or assumption.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? the gun goes off
A: The gun went off.

Other questions about "Gun"

Q: The criminal aimed his gun at the hostage's head and said ''Call your family and get the money I'm asking for or you'll regret being born''.

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The criminal targeted his gun at the hostage's head and said ''Call your family and get the money I'm asking for or you'll regret being born''.

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The criminal pointed his gun at the hostage's head and said ''Call your family and get the money I'm asking for or you'll regret being born''. does this sound natural?
A: The first and third sentences sound the most natural to me.

The second sentence sounds very unnatural, for two reasons.

1. You don't say "target at something", you just say "target something." "I targeted his head with my gun."

2. "To target" generally implies that you are aiming from a distance.

So you could say "The criminal targeted the hostage's head with his gun", but it sounds like the criminal is far away from the hostage, maybe with a sniper rifle.
Q: I have gun possession.

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I have legal possession of firearm. does this sound natural?
A: They mean slightly different things
"I have legal possession of (a firearm)/(firearms)." is better for what I think you mean.

"I have gun possession" sounds a little off, and basically means that you possess a gun.
Q: I don't want to jump the gun, but if the president gets impeached, I must be well prepared to take office.

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I don't want to hasten things, but if the president gets impeached, I must be well prepared to take office.

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I don't want to be hasty, but if the president gets impeached, I must be well prepared to take office. does this sound natural?
A: They all work but I think the first and the third sound more natural than the second
Q: I shot the gun 10 bullets. does this sound natural?
A: "I fired 10 bullets from the gun."
Q: What does "pull out the big gun" in 244 mean?
A: 'The big guns' is a phrase used in English that means a last resort. In this case, they need something more insulting, so they're going to 'pull out the big guns' by then talking about their grandmother.

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