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

The meaning of "Law" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does law firm mean?
A: a place where lawyers work
Q: What does compound-interest law mean?
A: 1. You deposit $100 in an interest-bearing savings account at a bank.

2. The bank pays you 10% per year interest on your savings.

3. After one year the bank pays you $10 and you now have $110 in the account.

4. After two years the bank pays you $11 because it's paying you interest on interest.

5. Interest paid on interest is"compounding".

6. It's a mathematical "fact" so it's called a "law".

7. Now apply the same concept to knowledge.
Q: What does law is loaded against him mean?
A: It means the odds are against him/things are difficult for him (because of laws)
Q: What does law enforcement mean?
A: Law is the rules that United States citizens live by.
Enforcement is making sure no one breaks these rules.
Law enforcement in the U.S is made up of the police and the judicial system, our courts. Law enforcement like police make sure no one breaks the law, and they take you to the judicial system to find out if you really did break the law
Q: What does He "developed a profitable law practice". mean?
A: 彼は稼ぎのよい弁護士の仕事を展開してきた

原文にはlaw practiceという言葉は仕事のことをいうけど、それに当たる日本語わかりません。弁護士が働くビジネスという意味だと思います。

Example sentences using "Law"

Q: Please show me example sentences with lay down the law .
A: “Sometimes you must lay down the law with citizens.@
Q: Please show me example sentences with I'll have the law on you..
A: If you come back to my house again,I'll have the law on you!!! You delinquent !




If you touch me again,I'll have the law on you.
Q: Please show me example sentences with 1- nevertheless. 2- whereas (in the law). .
A: @hitutu:

nevertheless:
I've lost my job. Nevertheless, I plan to go on holiday next month.

I rarely attend church. Nevertheless, I went with my mum today.

whereas:
My sister lives in Spain, whereas my family and I live in England.

I have visited many countries, whereas my girlfriend has never left the UK.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "make into law".
A: -What did the 18th amendment make into law?

-To enact means to make into law.

-The amendment was made into law by Congress.

Here are some more advanced examples I found on Google Books:

-Certainly nothing more unworthy of legislation was ever attempted to be made into law.

-The parliament approved the revision of the Department of Public Health and Population, and it was subsequently made into law.

Synonyms of "Law" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between abide by the law and Obey the law ?
A: They mean the same thing. :)
Q: What is the difference between to defy the law and to neglect the law ?
A: To defy the law means to intentionally break the law (do something against the law). To neglect something has several slightly different meanings, but in this case it can imply failure to pay proper attention to the law. Defying the law sounds more serious because you are actively rebelling against the law even though you know it's wrong.

"He neglected to pay attention to the speed limit signs, and drove way too fast."
"Despite knowing the speed limit, he chose to defy the law and sped down the highway recklessly."
Q: What is the difference between to defy the law and to neglect the law ?
A: Defy is active, intentional breaking the law.. Neglect is more passive.. For example, littering - I throw the trash on the sidewalk (defy) vs. i dropped the trash by accident but i don’t pick it up (neglect)
Q: What is the difference between "he's skeptical of the newly enacted law" and "he's skeptical about the newly enacted law" ?
A: There is no difference. "Of" and "about" are almost always synonyms in English, so the usage just depends on context. Either one works here.
Q: What is the difference between law and legislation ?
A: @y128 Not sure how to answer in Japanese. Basically, the Diet/Congress/Parliament/etc. writes legislation and votes on it. If it passes, the legislation becomes a new law.

Translations of "Law"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Just law class and americano and hopefully head pats
미국인 친구에게 받은 문자메세지 입니다. 무슨 뜻 인가요?
나머지는 알겠는데 Hopefully head pats 는 제가 해주면 좋겠다는 건지 모르겠네요.
A: she want to ge head pats from you
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? law
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Which one is more commonly used 
"The new law will be enforced in  2005" or
"The new law will be vaild from 2005 on"
A: The new law will be enforced in 2005.

"valid" isn't really used for laws. It's more for warranties, passes, and similar.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? law
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? law

Other questions about "Law"

Q: Which one is correct: "in the criminal law" or "in criminal law"? thanks
A: 'In criminal law' would be correct :)
Q: The law in America permit people to own and carry guns. As a person living in a gun-prohibit country, I believe it is dangerous if everyone can have a gun. So I want to ask: Do you find it terrified to live in a country such as America where guns are allowed to carry by citizen?
A: This is a complicated issue. I grew up in Texas, and have no problem being around armed people. Most gun owners are law abiding citizens who keep guns for sport, for hunting, or for personal protection. At the same time, not everyone should have a gun. Currently criminals and the mentally ill have too much access to firearms.

I think there should be better approval processes before someone can buy a gun, and more accountability for people who sell or give guns to criminals or the insane. Even without guns, though, if someone wants to hurt a lot of people they will find a way. In China there have been many attacks by people with knives who were able to hurt many innocent people.

If someone tried to attack a crowd of people with a gun or with a knife, I would feel safer if some people in that crowd had a gun and could stop them.
Q: It is really important to make it a law that retailers all have to charging for plastic bags. Does this sound natural?
A: It is really important to make it a law that all retailers have to *charge* for plastic bags.
Q: It's against the law to download any copyrighted materials on the internet. Does this sound natural?
A: Use "copyrighted material" and "from the Internet" and it's perfecr
Q: law reports and statute books Does this sound natural?
A: The terms are correct, can you try forming a sentence with them?

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