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

The meaning of "Pandemic" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I was somehow profitting off the pandemic to shift units.

What does shift units mean?

Thanks! mean?
A: Shift = sell

Units = units of whatever they were selling
Q: What does This pandemic has torn back the curtain on the idea that so many of the folks in charge know what they are doing. What does “torn back the curtain on the idea that balabala” mean? Does the speaker mean that he denied the idea referred ahead? mean?
A: @HillaryCoke usually used in a negative sense. It’s being used negatively in the example you gave. They’re saying basically that we thought we could trust people in charge but the pandemic has “torn back the curtain” and shown that they don’t know what they’re doing.
Q: What does This pandemic has shaken up the status quo. What does the status quo mean here? mean?
A: Status quo = the regular way of life. Shaken up = it has changed things, made a mess of it, messed it up.
Q: What does The pandemic has helpfully scrambled how we value everyone's economic and social roles. mean?
A: it means that because of the pandemic, we changed how we think about other people's roles in society

example: we now give more importance to delivery workers and those who produce food like our farmers and fishermen

Example sentences using "Pandemic"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Considering current pandemic situation and subsequent decisions to engage in online learning which step would you propose to ensure that students are managing their time well to enable them achieve success in their academic life.
A: Considering the current pandemic situation and subsequent decisions to engage in online learning, what (steps/measures/omit this word) would you propose to ensure that students are managing their time well, enabling them to achieve success in their academic life?

Also, this is a bit long, so 2 sentences would be better:

Our current pandemic situation and subsequent decisions to engage in online learning have changed the academic landscape. Considering this, what (steps/measures/omit this word) would you propose to ensure that students are managing their time well, enabling them to achieve success in their academic life?
Q: Please show me example sentences with pandemic.
A: The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 took the lives of over 50 million people.

Synonyms of "Pandemic" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between pandemic and endemic and epidemic ?
A: an epidemic is a quickly spreading disease
a pandemic is a quickly spreading disease that is everywhere
"The Coronavirus epidemic has become a pandemic as it's spread to Europe and North America."
endemic is an adjective that means something is unique to an area, usually a species that only lives in one country or region. "Lemurs are endemic to Madagascar."
Q: What is the difference between pandemic and epidemic ?
A: A pandemic is an epidemic that spreads through the whole world. SARS was an epidemic; HIV/AIDS is a pandemic.

It's still to early to say whether Covid-19 is a pandemic or not, I think.
Q: What is the difference between pandemic and epidemic ?
A: An epidemic is occurs when a diseased is spreading much faster than expected in an area. A pandemic describes a disease which has affected several countries or continents.
Q: What is the difference between pandemic and epidemic and endemic ?
A: epidemic = large outbreak of disease
pandemic = same thing but worldwide
endemic = meaning something is native to, restricted to, or commonly found somewhere

"the kiwi bird is endemic to newzealand"
Q: What is the difference between pandemic and epidemic ?
A: A pandemic is a much larger epidemic!

An epidemic is on a scale larger than local and pandemic refers to international or even global spread of diseases

Translations of "Pandemic"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? If this pandemic hadn’t happened, I would have gone to many countries -is this correct?
And if I want to make this sentence as a second conditional, how could it be?
A: I think it's correct, or at least it sounds very natural to me.

I'm not too sure about second conditional, it might already be in second conditional?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Covid-19 pandemic has left Tokyo with no option but to postpone Tokyo Olympic games in 2020.
新型インフルエンザの大流行により、2020年東京オリンピックは延期するしかなかった。
A: As a result of COVID-19, there is no choice but to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? If only this pandemic never happened, I would have been in Japan by now.
A: *If only this pandemic had never happened, I would have been in Japan by now.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what is different between pandemic and epidemic???
A: An epidemic is when a smaller region or population is being affected and a pandemic is more when the whole world is being affected.


Let’s say if Corona was just affecting China or just a specific city in China, then it would be an epidemic. Since it is affecting the whole world, it’s a pandemic.

Other questions about "Pandemic"

Q: Which one is correct?

Ongoing pandemic. Current pandemic
A: The context of the meaning is the same in this situation. The words ongoing and current by themselves is different but they are synonyms, so are similar.
Q: The pandemic will politicise travel and migration and entrench a bias towards self-reliance. This inward-looking lurch will enfeeble the recovery, leave the economy vulnerable and spread geopolitical instability

Q. "Entrench a bias towards self-reliance" means the pandemic will encourage nations to be more for self-reliance instead of cooperating with each other?

'Inward-looking lurch" can mean an inward-looking approach?
A: 1. yup, exactly! “entrench” here is like “make even deeper/worse”: the country already has the bias, but the pandemic will make it worse + harder to change.
2. “lurch” is like a sudden unstable movement. it has a negative connotation, like a zombie might lurch towards you. so the idea is that the country will “lurch”/suddenly move inwards = stop trading or talking with other countries.
I think you perfectly understood👍
Q: The COVID-19 pandemic has badly influenced on the food service industry. does this sound natural?
A: 悪い影響と言おうとしていますか?
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the food service industryの方が自然です
Q: Please show me how to pronounce The pandemic is very scary..
A: No problem!
Q: Which is the better, " pandemic of the flu" or "the flu pandemic "?
A: The flu pandemic.

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