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

The meaning of "Lion" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does The lions lounged lazily in their enclosure. mean?
A: The lions are relaxing in their enclosure. Enclosure would be in a zoo or prison. Some place they can’t get out.
Q: What does the lion's den mean?
A: A lion's den is where a lion lives, so it would be very dangerous for a person to be there. When we say we are entering the lion's den, it means that we are entering a place that is dangerous or hostile. In business, etc, it is going to a place of our rivals or enemies, especially if it is their center of power, like their office.
"When I walked into the boardroom and saw my accusers there, I knew that I had entered the lion's den."
Q: What does We found the lion's share of the lost tickets although some are still missing. mean?
A: It means they found a majority of the tickets
Q: What does The lion is unable to go very far into the wild. mean?
A: The lion is restricted from going far due to something ..

Maybe he is tied up, maybe there is a fence, maybe he is physiologically impaired or domesticated, maybe there is a city nearby, etc
Q: What does The lion is unable to go into the wild mean?
A: "1 a
of an animal : living in nature without human control or care : not tame"
http://learnersdictionary.com/definition/wild

So if an animal is living inside a protected area, like a zoo, it's not in the wild.

Example sentences using "Lion"

Q: Please show me example sentences with lion cub.
A: the little lion cub was protected by the lioness for a long time
Q: Please show me example sentences with lion.
A: The San Diego Zoo has plenty of lions.

A lion is a big cat.

There are some major differences between Tigers and Lions.

(Tigers are another type of big cat)

If you have any questions, just ask. 😀
Q: Please show me example sentences with lion.
A: “Don’t put your head in the lions mouth” means don’t do something that will have bad results for you, so for example, don’t put your head in the lions mouth by driving fast on the motorway
Q: Please show me example sentences with lion.
A: "As proud as a lion." or "As brave as a lion."

Synonyms of "Lion" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between The lion is known by his claws. and The lion is known for his claws. ?
A: "The lion is known for his claws" = Refers to something the lion is famous for. "For" refers to the well-known reputation or characteristic that something has that people link together in their mind.
"This city is known for its many churches."
"People in the south are known for their hospitality."
"The lion is known by his claws" = Doesn't really make sense. "Known by" can have different meanings, but in a sentence like this, it means something unique that identifies you, that says who you are.
"We are known by the company we keep" (Famous saying meaning that the friends we hang out with tells others what we are like)
"The Bufo frog is known by the small yellow spots on its head." (You can identify which frog this is by looking for the yellow spots)
The lion isn't differentiated because it has claws. Lots of things have claws.
Q: What is the difference between He is fine with other lions. and He has been fine with other lions. ?
A: "He is fine" would mean about present, in this case he might or might not have been fine with lions in the past.

While "He has been fine" is past continuous and implies that he was fine with lions in the past and continues to be fine even in the present
Q: What is the difference between lion and tiger ?
Q: What is the difference between "The lion is the king of beasts." and "Lions are the kings of beasts." ?
A: The two sentences can be used interchangeably, but the first sounds like it came out of a nature documentary. Saying "the lion" is talking about a "lion" as a concept, like you're introducing what a "lion" is to us. This is why it sounds like it's from a documentary. "Lions are the kings of beasts" sounds like something you might say in an average conversation.
Q: What is the difference between "The lion is the king of beasts." and "Lions are the kings of beasts." ?
A: I would say they're about the same. just 2 different ways to say the same thing

Translations of "Lion"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? lion
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? lion
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? get the lions share
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? lion
A: Lion 🦁
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? lion
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Other questions about "Lion"

Q: the lion roared at him through the inside bars.
does this sound natural?
A: The lion roared at him through the bars.
The lion roared at him through the cage.
Q: Which is correct?
1. How many lions are there in this zoo?
2. How many lions are in this zoo?
3. How many lions in this zoo?
A: 1. and 2. are both correct and natural sentences
Q: I can know that it is a lion, only seeing its' plaws does this sound natural?
A: "I can tell that it is a lion, just by looking at its paws."
Q: The lions, sovereign among animals. does this sound natural?
A: "The lions, kings among animals", "The lions, royalty among animals" or "The lions, rulers of the animals" are more natural.
Q: When he was young, he is not like a lion that play like young cat but like a roaring lion. does this sound natural?
A: When he was young,he doesn't look like a lion and playing like a young cat,but he behaves like a roaring lion.

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