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

The meaning of "John" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does john mean?
A: In that case, it seems he needs to use the "toilet" (an American slang)
Q: What does talking on the john mean?
A: Talking while you're on the toilet.
Q: What does "john" in 936 mean?
A: A "John" is slang for a man who buys services from a prostitute. Called a John because they are anonymous, like John Doe.
Q: What does "to kill a john" mean?
A: It sounds to me "to kill a John" is to kill a "nobody," an average person. That's why we have the term John Doe as a name for a body without a real identity or name.

Synonyms of "John" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between to and for and this is for John or this is to john ?
A: There is barely a difference at all. There usually use in different situations in a sentence.

Though we would normal say
"This is for John"

Another example would me
"For my lady."
"It's for my mom."

Using "to" would be like
"To John."
"To the woman I love."

Some sentence you can replace either one of them but mostly some would make no sense if you switch it.

Q: What is the difference between john, bog, loo and toilet ?
A: there is no difference between the meanings, those are just different ways people say the same word in different countries
Q: What is the difference between John and john ?
A: Normally you would capitalise the first letter of a name though.
John would be more appropriate.

Translations of "John"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? john lo pasa aún peor que la mayoría.
A: John has it worse than most
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I have the john's lenon's style glasses.
Is it correct?
A: I have john Lennon style glasses
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? john and joan
A: First one is John. Second one is Joan.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? john speaks two languages
A: John speaks two languages.

Other questions about "John"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce john.
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Q: When john is visited by each character, each of them reminds him who was him once and what could he have done with his power. The emotions he is going through when he is visited by these characters are of pity and shame.
Through these characters John is awaken from his denial and finally knows his purpose. does this sound natural?
A: When john was visited by each character, each of them reminded him of who he once was and what could he have done with his powers . The emotions he goes through when he is visited by these characters are of pity and shame.
Through these characters John is awaken from his denial and finally knows his purpose.
Q: ex. john was sharering a house with a friend and his wife, who happened to speak Japanese.

In this case,

a friend and his wife spoke Japanese.
or
only his wife spoke Japanese

which is correct?
A: sharing *
Technically it can be both, but if the friend AND the wife could speak Japanese, you would say:
"..., who BOTH happened to speak Japanese."
In your sentence, the context sounds like only the wife can speak Japanese 😁
Q: john hasn't got a CD player or radio. He doesn't listen to music does this sound natural?
A: oh yea its probably the text book! You pronounced everything correctly! As for your accent, its noticable but its not too strong! :)
Q: john drinks too much, doesn't he? does this sound natural?
A: For myself, i would rather say "don't you think" rather than "doesn't he".

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