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

The meaning of "Needle" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does how do we move the needle on this one(not literally)

move the needle?(figuratively) mean?
A: To change a situation to a noticeable degree.
(Source: wiktionary)
Q: What does I think a needle went up my butt when I was pooping. No lie mean?
A:
Si había una aguja en el excusado antes de sentarse, si tiene sentido. :D
Q: What does needless mean?
A: Desnecessário
Q: What does "the needles" ( in this context) mean?
A: In English, we have a phrase: "It's as hard as finding a needle in a haystack". The idea is that the haystack is very large and the needle is very small, so if you need to look for the needle, you are going to have a very hard time finding it.

"Finding a good coffee shop around here is like finding a needle in a haystack!"

I don't understand the part about the snowstorm

Example sentences using "Needle"

Q: Please show me example sentences with needle .
A: she stuck a needle in the man's arm.

The needle pierced his thin skin.

The metal on the needle was really cold.
Q: Please show me example sentences with needless.
A: ...NEEDLESS to say, let's get started on the project.

Needless is used to suggest at something that is unspoken but is already known.
Q: Please show me example sentences with needless.
A: It was needless to say, she was very sad after losing her toy.
Q: Please show me example sentences with needless to say(could you give me some examples?).
A: It is needless to say that you have to study if you want good grades
Q: Please show me example sentences with needless to say.
A: "I did not study for the test and, needless to say, I failed."

"I hear that the hotel is haunted. Needless to say, I will be not be staying there."

Synonyms of "Needle" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between needless and unneeded ?
A: They both achieve the same meaning but are used in different contexts.
“Needless to say, I was very surprised by the outcome” is the way you’ll see/hear it used most of the time.
“Her extra commentary was unneeded”.
Unneeded is a little less common but has the same connotation.
Both imply that something is unnecessary.
Q: What is the difference between needless to say and not to mention ?
A: Needless to say is used when something is apparent and obvious. "There was a car accident. Needless to say, he won't be going to work for a while."
Not to mention is used to when you're making another point about a certain subject. "There was a car accident. His arms are broken, not to mention his legs."
Sorry for such a violent example, it was all I could think of. Does that make sense?
Q: What is the difference between needles and prickle and spine ?
A: There is no real difference. "Needle" is the most common word. We also say "Spike" as well.

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Q: What is the difference between Why the needles on a pine tree stay green all year? and Why DO the needles on a pine tree stay green all year? ?
A: "Why the needles on a pine tree stay green all year" Isn't a question. It could be used as a title for an essay about needles on a pine tree and why they stay green all year.

"Why DO the needles on a pine tree stay green all year?" Is a question, so would be some thing you would ask to find out the answer to it.

Hope this helped!
Q: What is the difference between needless and unnecessary ?
A: They are essentially the same. I rarely use needless though. It depends on the situation. Sometimes needless just sounds better "needless to say" for example.

Translations of "Needle"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Why say “ three needles full”
does needle mean “ball of yarn”here?

Isn’t needle a kind of sharp pointed thing?
A: I always learned it as "three bags full", so "three needles full" sounds very strange to me! My best guess is that it now means "the amount of wool I have is enough that three needles are full of yarn." Like there was so much yarn they got tangled or something...? Whatever. It should be "bags". Who changed it😞
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? needless
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? a needle in a haystack
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? needle
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Needle"

Q: "I have needless fear that I might be totally different and have trouble with someone I date. I think that's what makes me holding me back from having a girlfriend." Does this sound natural?
A: × "I have needless fear that I might be totally different and have trouble with someone I date. I think that's what makes me holding me back from having a girlfriend."
✓ "I have an irrational (needless) fear that I might be incompatible with someone I date, which would cause trouble. I think that's what makes me reluctant to have (find) a girlfriend."

Q: "Do I need to be polite with her or it is needless?" Does this sound natural?
A: "Do I need to be polite with her or not?”
“Do I need to be polite to her?” will do too
Q: How do you call these needles wasps and hornets have on the body??
A: Stingers
Q: (1) She was doing well in threading a needle.

(2) She was doing well in putting a thread through the needle. Does this sound natural?
A: I would correct the first one to say “She was doing well threading a needle.”

I would change the second one to, “She was doing well putting a thread through the needle,” but that doesn’t sound very natural.

How I would say this is “She was threading the needle well.”


Feel free to ask me if you don’t understand this or need anything else! :)
Q: ○  Unless you’re freaked out by needles, you might have considered acupuncture as an alternative pain-relief treatment.



Is "Unless you’re freaked out by needle" equivalent to "If you are not freaked out by needles?"

Could you tell me?
A: Yes, that is correct. Unless ~ = ~でないかぎり

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