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

The meaning of "Ken" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Ken ran fast enough to catch the thief. mean?
Q: What does Just for Ken to know mean?
A: I understand! Thank you so much!
Q: What does "Ken has whelped twins on the girl" mean?
A: it means that ken (most likely a male dog) has made the female dog have twins
Q: What does Ken mean?
A: I don’t know if English people use it but it’s used in Scotland... a lot. Example would be ; I like her if you ken what I mean but I don’t really know how to describe it just where it would go... sorry am not much of a help.

Synonyms of "Ken" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Where is Ken? Ken is near to me. and Where is Ken? Ken is near me. ?
A: The second is right. The first one isn’t the correct way to say that.
Q: What is the difference between Ken is a personal trainer and Ken is personal trainer ?
A: You must use an article in English. The first is correct.
Q: What is the difference between Just call me Ken and Please call me Ken ?
A: Just call me Ken is more casual. Please is more polite and formal but friendly.
Q: What is the difference between I'm Ken. and My name is Ken. ?
A: 私はケンです = I'm ken
私の名前はケンです = My name is ken

I'm ken is just a shorter way.

Translations of "Ken"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I run into Ken.
A: If Ken is a person that you spoke with, you can say “I ran into Ken.” This means you met with him.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ケン(Ken)はあなたの友達ですか、それとも彼氏ですか
A: Is Ken your friend or your boyfriend?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Ken WatanabeはInception という映画に出ています。
A: Ken Watanabe is in the movie Inception.

Given how important his character is, it would also be okay to say...
Ken Watanabe stars in the movie Inception.

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Ken tu me fatigue Tu n’es qu’un ado capricieux. Je vais te laisser faire ce que tu veux. Au final c'est ta vie. Je pars travailler. à ce soir.
A: Ken you're tiring me. You are just a capricious/impulsive teenager. I'll let you do whatever you want. I'm going to work now. See you tonight.

Other questions about "Ken"

Q: Ken did not do his homework.
Did Ken do his homework?

→Why is there "do" in the sentence? "did" already means "do" does it?

A: There are two grammatical uses for the word "do". One is like する. But it also is an "auxillary verb". In English to conjugate some verbs a second verb (the auxillary verb) is needed.

So if I say, "I did do my homework." the first one (did) is showing that the following verb happened in the past (kind of like でした). The second one means する.
Q: Ken and I are friend.
Does this sound natural?
A: Ken and I are friends

Add an ‘s’ at the end of ‘friend’
Q: ‎Because Ken is shorter than _____ on the bus, we can't see him.
A. anyone
B. anyone else
C. any boy
D. all the boys

please tell me the reason why, thank you!
A: B.

Ken is a boy on the bus too. He can't be shorter than himself, so any of the answers that include Ken (A, C, and D) don't work.
Q: Ken got used to the American food at once. Does this sound natural?
A: Some people might say "immediately" instead of "at once", but I think both work fine :)
Q: Ken (do)not work for the company Does this sound natural?
A: Ken dose not work for the company
Ken doesn't work for the company

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