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

The meaning of "Mile" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does 20 mile trek

trek? mean?
A: Trek means long walk or hike.
Q: What does If I could swim thirty miles, I could swim the channel.
channel mean?
A: 30マイル泳げると、英仏海峡を泳いで越えられます。

イギリスでは、特に水泳が好きな人、英仏海峡を「The Channel」と呼ぶのが多いです。
Q: What does I must be miles up mean?
A: You're welcome 😁

はい、その通りです。例えば、ドバイにある世界一高いビルの展望台で

'Wow the view is amazing, I must be miles up above the ground!'
Q: What does to tell a mile off mean?
A: He was able to tell a mile off, that this girl was exactly his type.

It's an expression that means that you can see something about a person very clearly.

He could smell the coffee on her a mile off.
(the girl smells very strongly like coffee)
Q: What does 200 miles of hot,dusty road we had come,to feel again the impetuous tug of a disillusioned brook. mean?
A: Brook is another word for stream (a small 'river').

Impetuous could refer to the fast, forcefully flowing water in a river, but in this case (since it is combined with tug) it refers to the forceful pull (alure) of the (idea of) the brook.

After 200 miles of hot, dusty road I can imagine why.

I have no idea why the brook is disillusioned. If the brook were disillusioning, it would mean it was not as big/nice/impressive as we'd hoped, but the way it is written makes it seem the brook itself feels disillusioned.

The 'come to feel again' refers to having already been in a similar situation, perhaps with exactly the same brook.

This looks like a sentence from literature. It evokes imagery (at least in my mind).

Example sentences using "Mile"

Q: Please show me example sentences with go the extra mile.
A: "Put in extra effort". Synonymous with "going above and beyond".
"John went the extra mile and mowed all of his neighbors' lawns as well as his own."
"Sarah always goes the extra mile to help out her classmates that are studying for their exams."
Q: Please show me example sentences with to walk a mile in my shoes.
A: Examples:

To walk a mile in my shoes you need to understand me.
To walk a mile in my shoes you have to go through pain.
If you were to walk a mile in my shoes, you would see how my life is.
Nobody could ever walk a mile in my shoes.

:)
Q: Please show me example sentences with go the extra mile.
A: Examples:
"Tom works really hard. He is always at work late and ready to go the extra mile to get the job done."
OR
"When completing a task Susie always goes the extra mile."

"Go the extra mile" is a description of someone who is willing to put in more work than in required to complete something.

Synonyms of "Mile" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between You seem to be miles away. and Your heart is somewhere else. ?
A: You seem to be miles away is used when someone seems distant, or as if they are not in the present moment because they are thinking about something else.
When I talk to you, you listen, but it looks like you are thinking about something else. You seem to be miles away.

Your heart is somewhere else is used when someone no longer has love or passion for someone or something they once had love or passion for.
I love you, but I don't think you love me anymore, your heart is somewhere else
Q: What is the difference between we felt tired because we was walking 7 miles and we felt tired because we had walked 7 miles ?
A: first one is grammatically incorrect, second one is correct.
Q: What is the difference between He will often (sometimes) walk several miles a day.  and He will often (sometimes) walk some miles a day.  ?
A: 前者のほうが後者より自然なんですが、

He often walks several miles a dayかHe often walks a couple of miles a dayとすると、前の二つの文章より自然なんです。
Q: What is the difference between He will often walk several miles a day.  and He often walks several miles a day.  ?
A: For most people in most circumstances, the meaning will be the same. He performs the action in past, present, and future.

However, "He will often walk several miles a day" can refer to what he will do in the future, but does not do today.

"He often walks several miles a day" refers to his typical actions in past, present, and future. (never just future)
Q: What is the difference between half a mile and a half mile ?
A: by the way, "half a mile" is really "half (of) a mile" but everyone leaves out the "of" :)

Translations of "Mile"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I used all the miles I'd saved and traveled the globe

have I been saying as right pronounce ?
and can you understand what I'm telling you
A: I understand the general idea of what you’re saying, but I don’t quite understand what you mean by “used all the miles I’d saved”

Try pronouncing it like this:
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? do you eat your mile
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? high mile club
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? A million miles
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Other questions about "Mile"

Q: 'I always go the extra mile'
Is this generally used?
And would it be weird if l say
'She always goes the extra mile'
when someone exceeds my expectation?
A: No, it wouldn't be weird at all, it's very commonly said.
Q: Still fast asleep, he walks five miles to his house.

I don't understand the sentence above.
Please explain in a way that easy to understand.
A: The person is sleepwalking 5 miles ( 8 kilometers ) to his house.
Q: It's two hundred miles to New York, but it's four hundred miles to Boston. If we go to Boston, then we have to drive twice. does this sound natural?
A: I'd just change it to, "then we'd have to drive twice as far."
Q: 15 miles are a long way to run. does this sound natural?
A: Not quite true (see below): It depends what 'is/are' is referring to. In this case 'is' is referring to 15 miles being A thing, or "a long way". "A long way", and "A way" in particular, is singular. "These shoes are hard to run a long way in." is in referring to shoes (plural) being bad, so you use "are".

I think...

I wanted to add something, because I don't think what i said holds up:

15 miles is a quantity of miles. You can have multiple quantities of things: 5 miles, 10 miles, and 15 miles are multiple distances. 250 mL of water is a quantity of water, or a cup of water.

It is still true that is/are depends on what you are referring to. "Is", in your case, is referring to the 15 miles, but 15 miles is a single quantity.
Q: We live almost 10 miles away from each other.

or

We live almost 10 miles apart from each other. does this sound natural?
A: The first one is completely correct. However the second one sounds a little unnatural to me. You would say "We live almost 10 miles apart". You've already said that you live apart, so you paint have to say from each other :) There isn't any real difference between the two

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