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

The meaning of "Olive" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does they are stuffed half olives with a chili glaze. mean?
A: @Lin2n No, stuffed olive means something is inside the olive.
So a stuffed olive with a chili glaze means something is inside the olive and the chili glaze is on the olive.
Q: What does "extend an olive branch" mean?
A: @comfortablynumb. to make peace with somebody after a disagreement

Example sentences using "Olive"

Q: Please show me example sentences with an olive branch.
A: When, Olive branches are used as a figure of speech it means to extend peace.


After years of fighting, he decided to offer an olive branch.
Q: Please show me example sentences with olive.
A: "Olives are too salty for me."
"We have an olive tree in our garden."

Synonyms of "Olive" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Could I have extra olives? and Could I get extra olives? ?
A: Could I have extra olives (is more correct because it uses "Have" as in to recieve" but you should say "may i" not "could i" because "may I" is asking for permission to. Where as "could I" is asking if you (the speaker) is "able" to do something. And we don't know if you "are able to or not". "Could I get extra olives??" We have spoken about "Could" vs "May I". However in this sentence you don't want to use the word "may i" and "get" because it then implies you (the speaker) will go and get them. The meaning of "could I get" in this sentence is implied. "May i have" and you will probably hear it. However. Just a warning. "May i get", and "could I get" technically mean that you (the speaker) are going to go and obtain them. Because you are asking if you (the speaker) is able to "do" something. The proper way. Would be "May I have" this is truly asking if "they will provide you more".
Q: What is the difference between olive and olive oil ?
A: Olive=the fruit, Olive oil=the oil extracted from olive
Q: What is the difference between I'm looking for olive oil and I'm seeking for olive oil ?
A: We would usually say "I am looking for some olive oil".

Translations of "Olive"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? olive
A: we also say olive
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? olive
A: Oll-liff 🍇
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? olive
A: You mean these things? :)

Other questions about "Olive"

Q: don't forget to put olive oil before putting the salomn does this sound natural?
A: Don't forget to add olive oil before adding the salmon.

(The verb "to put" needs to be paired with a preposition, such as "put in," "put down," "put on," or "put away.")
Q: Please show me how to pronounce Put some olive oil on it(*just natives) ..
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Why is virgin olive oil called virgin is that because they never had sex before or what?
A: Olives are cold pressed without using heat or chemicals for virgin olive oil. As says, not refined. Virgin also has the meaning of "untouched."
Virgin forests, virgin snow, etc.
Q: We're running short of olive oil. does this sound natural?
A: You could also say "we are running low on olive oil" or "we are running out of olive oil".

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