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

The meaning of "Knife" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Using a blunt knife, he didn't manage to cut the bread. mean?
A: It could also be "By using a blunt knife". It's a bit difficult to tell as a stand-alone sentence
Q: What does a knife through warm butter mean?
A: That means someone looks professional doing something (very quickly, easily).
Q: What does What does it mean ' quick to get under the knife mean?
A: “Under the knife” means to have a surgical procedure done. If someone is “quick to get under the knife”, they are eager to have a surgery of some sort.
Q: What does Where do you keep the knives people forget they're traveling with? mean?
A: It means *people carelessly bring their knives
Q: What does only the most around of knife mean?
A: I don't know... That doesn't sound like correct English. Can you give the context?

Example sentences using "Knife"

Q: Please show me example sentences with The knives are out.
A: At first the spelling contest was friendly but now the knives are out.

The knives are metaphorical of course!
Q: Please show me example sentences with knife.
A: Knives are sharp.
(Subject) are (Adjective)
Q: Please show me example sentences with knife.
A: Be careful with that knife.

That knife is sharp.

The knife is made in Japan.

Synonyms of "Knife" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between paring knife and fruit knife ?
A: I don't think we call anything a "fruit knife". A paring knife is a small knife with a very slim blade used for precise cutting, like carving the pit or core out of a fruit.
Q: What is the difference between A knife being found in his car. and A knife was found in his car. ?
A: to make you understand better: think of this "the action of being in that place, the fact that exists"
Q: What is the difference between fork & knife and cutlery ?
A: yes, you can ask for cutlery in a restaurant. the server should have already given it to you though.
Q: What is the difference between Knife and a knife ?
A: @ConfusedPuppy.

Knife is the object
and A Knife is when you're talking about it.

you don't say: "There is knife laying on the table."

you say: "There is a knife laying on the table"

it will also state that there is only one knife
Q: What is the difference between Can you give me a knife to cut with the apple? and Can you give me a knife to cut the apple with? ?
A: The first one is incorrect: you are saying you want to cut a knife, using the apple as the tool to cut (you cannot cut a knife with an apple).

The second one is correct. In English you can have prepositions at the end of the sentence. The very correct way to write this sentence is:

"Can you give me a knife with which to cut the apple?" But if you move "with" to the end of the sentence, the knife is the tool that you are using to cut the apple.

Additionally you can omit "with" all together and say "can you give me a knife to cut the apple?"

Translations of "Knife"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? knife
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? knife
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How do you say "knife"
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The knife has острое blade. Can I say so: You diven me knife with stupid blade. We need to use a very hot blade.This is said correctly or funny
A: нельзя так. острое = sharp, тупое = dull. you've given me a dull blade. we need to use a very sharp blade.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? knife (pronunciation)
A: Here you go: http://forvo.com/word/knife/#en :)

Other questions about "Knife"

Q: Cutting the Kagami-Mochi with the knife must be avoided doing that, because it reminds Seppuku. does this sound natural?
A: ​​Cutting Kagami-Mochi with a knife must be avoided, because it reminds of Seppuku.
Q: I want a knife to sharpen my pencile ( ).

It ( ) to be seen whether you are right.


What goes in blank space ?
I have no idea...
A: the first sentence does not need anything added to be right. the second sentence would be "it (remains) to be seen whether you are right.
Q: do you have got a knife? does this sound natural?
A: Do you have a knife?

Or:

Have you got a knife?
Q: This knife is blunt.

or

This knife doesn't cut.

or

This knife won't cut. does this sound natural?
A: All of them mean the same thing but they are just said in different ways
Q: If I am left-handed, can I hold the knife in the left hand when eating western-style food?
A: Sure! Why not?

It is cultural norm not to do that in certain countries, like India and some of the Arab world.

In the West, though, it's no problem.

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