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

The meaning of "Noun" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "smokes" as a noun not a verb mean?
A: cigarettes
Q: What does noun, you can give me some examples, please👌 mean?
A: Noun is a person, place, thing, or idea.

So your parents, a dog, a toy, car, theory, school, house, research project, park, etc. there are thousands

Q: What does can (a noun) mean?
A: It is a metal, cylindrical tube for holding items, usually food. I believe that in Russian it is "жестяная банка".
Q: What does noun mean?
Q: What does reject (used as a noun in school settings) mean?
A: Right, so the word reject in this example is saying that those people are not popular, not normal, and/or uncool

Example sentences using "Noun"

Q: Please show me example sentences with 'a [noun] or two'.
A: Mmhm..

It should be, "Every year I come here to try to enjoy a ride or two."

+; "(noun) or two" means "approximately"; it roughly is like "in about.." // "or two" implies "it" could be more than what was mentioned

i.e,
- "Wait for me in the lobby, I'll be there in an hour or two." // implies "I" will be there in an hour but it could be a little more than just an hour.

- "Make it quick. The doctor will leave in a minute or two."

- "I might grab a drink or two."

[ this expression is less used with actions/objects, it's most commonly used when referring to time. ]

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Q: Please show me example sentences with “constitutional” which stands only before noun.
A: -Freedom of speech is a constitutional right.
-Major efforts have been made to resolve the country's constitutional crisis.
-What's the difference between parliamentary democracy and constitutional democracy?
-Constitutional exercise, such as walking or other mild exercise, is very important.
-I have a constitutional weakness for sweets.
Q: Please show me example sentences with elective as a noun.
A: the elective was waiting in the other room
Q: Please show me example sentences with a noun “prop”.
A: They used a prop gun in the movie.
You need to prop the broom against the wall so it does not fall down.
Q: Please show me example sentences with routine(noun).
A: Follow the routine.

Synonyms of "Noun" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between reject (noun) and rejection ?
A: A "reject" is a person or thing that has been rejected. A "rejection" is the response itself (e.g. in a letter), or the act of being rejected.
Q: What is the difference between associate(noun) and colleague ?
A: An associate can refer to an employee at a store, or a person you know but wouldn't call a friend or enemy. A colleague usually only means someone you work with
Q: What is the difference between take back+(noun) and bring back+(noun) ?
A: 'Take back' your coat.
The other person will take their coat.

Take back your words.
Dramatic way to say 'apologize to (person).'

I'm taking back my bag.
The speaker is taking possession of the bag.

Don't take so many chips!

'Take back' + noun = to take possession of something

'Bring back' the homework tomorrow.
Return the homework to the speaker.

You can just bring that back to Miss Ann tomorrow.
Tomorrow, you can return the item to Miss Ann.

'Bring back' + noun = to return the item to a person. Usually the owner.
Q: What is the difference between (noun) permit and permission ?
A: んん。。 "That's right" is fine, though I think what I was thinking of at the time was "exactly!".
I usually think of "that's right" as その通り!
But, they're similar, and either works.

There are many expressions you could use in such a situation:
A: So, is this OK?
B: Yes! Perfect! Exactly! That's right! Great! など。
Q: What is the difference between produce as a noun and product ?
A: Produce is normally used to refer to agricultural products, especially fruits and vegetables, while product is more general.

Translations of "Noun"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "explained" is this a noun?
A: explanation is the noun
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Please explain which noun does “and which” modify in the 3rd line from the top?
A: ‘their use’ is referring to the nuclear weapons discussed in the sentence above it.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? it takes one to know one
can I put any noun or adjective in place of one?
A: Yes. You can say exactly this in any case, or replace the first one.
If somebody calls you a lier: "It takes a lier to know one."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What is the noun for the verb "disturb"?
A: Disturbance
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? which noun can use to describe a person who like stay at home addict to wating TV in sofa and lose shape?
A: adjectives describe things so there would be no noun to describe someone because nouns are only people, places, or things. But the noun form of “lazy” is “laziness” but that wouldn’t be used in a way to describe a person

Other questions about "Noun"

Q: Which is correct? (collective noun)
"Some staff is" or "Some staff are"
A: Some staff are
Q: Might you tell me when is okay to use a noun without article?:D
I will be glad if there were some examples!
A: Above poster gave a good and quick summary of different types of nouns.

You are pretty much right, if you mean only one or all of them. e.g.

There is one country called "France" at the moment, same can be said about "Germany, Italy, Portugal, etc"

Then when you talk about other nouns such as "Television" it is optional to either include an article or not. Are you talking about television in general or a specific category of televisions.

Examples

Television was invented in 1910 and came to public awareness in early 1925.
A television in my hotel room is 42 inch screen size.
Televisions are good for people who like watching movies. sports and cartoons.

As you can see we used nouns of a different category called "Countable" noun and "Uncountable noun"

Q: Which can I use a noun "respect for you", "respect to you", or both?
Also, which can I use a noun "image of marriage" , "image to marriage", or both?
A: (Respect for you) you can use it in sentences just like this: "I have some respect for you" and (respect to you) is usually "respect you" such as "I respect you". Understood? If you need any re-ask me again.
Q: "I am far from it." What can "it" possibly refer to? A noun, adjective, adverb or any of them?

e.g.
A: You read my mixed feelings! You are like a psychologist!
B: No, I am far from it!

A: You are smart!
B: No way! I am far from it!

A: Are you always studying at home?
B: No, I am far from it. I study only on weekends.

Are all these sentences correct?
A: The first two sound ok. The third example is not correct. If it were a stamement instead of a question it may work.
e.g.
A: You are always studying at home.
B: Far from it, I study only on weekends.

I would say "it" will be relevant to the sentence so it's hard to define what "it" would mean out of any context. But yes it could be a noun, adverb, adjective etc

Hope that helps
Q: When would I add "the" before a noun? And when would I not?
A: When you are referring to a specific something/someone.

Example:

The party was a lot of fun.
*Party was a lot of fun.

The children are asleep.
*Children are asleep.

Hope this helps.

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