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

  • The meaning of "Plain" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. something that is plain is something that is simple and boring

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    2. A plain is a very large flat piece of land like this: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/57/Great_Plains%2C_Nebraska%2C_U.S._1.jpg

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    2. It depends on the context, but there are two main ways I can think of. Firstly, if you are ordering food, and there is a plain version and several different versions (for example, plain french fries, cheese fries, garlic fries) and someone asks which you want, you can say "just plain, please." However, what I think you are asking is the following usage: "He's just plain mean." In this context, "just plain" EMPHASIZES what you are saying, with the extra meaning of "it's just the way it is." Here are some more examples: "Northern California is just plain beautiful." "He is just plain talented." "English grammar is just plain confusing." All of these sentences have THE SAME MEANING without "just plain," but adding it emphasizes the meaning and makes it sound like a natural state.

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    2. plain means simple or basic, without frills, extras, embellishments, or other additions. Plain bagel means there is nothing put onto the bagel (no butter or cream cheese) Plain-looking girl means she isn't pretty or ugly, just neutral. Plain also means a large, flat piece of land. In the middle of the U.S. we have many plains.

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    2. Absolutely wrong; there is not debating whether it is right or wrong

  • Example sentences using "Plain"

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    2. 1. I only eat plain hamburgers. (It means without cheese, salad, mayonnaise, mustard, etc.) 2. This living room looks a bit plain, how about we add some paintings on the walls, a flower vase on that corner and a rug? (It means the living room looks simple, doesn't have decorations) 3. There's a circus in the plains, behind my grandparent's farm. (It means a flat land) 4. This story won't be so great with a plain character like him, make some changes, make his personality a bit more interesting. (It can be said about a person, in this case is a character for a story. It means he is simple, boring, uninteresting) 5. The first bosses in all games are usually easy to beat. 6. The recipe is simple, anyone can do it!

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    2. Mary wore a plain white dress. Tom ate plain and simple food. The sun was in plain sight.

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    2. That girl looks plain. That flower was in plain view.

  • Synonyms of "Plain" and their differences

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    2. plain may mean similar to others ugly is subjective and means unusually different

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    2. They both mean something that is unaltered but sometimes plain can be seen as an insult/boring in some situations Ex: I like how you look natural (without makeup) Ex: Dancing comes natural/instinctive to him Ex. plain (insult): Her style is so plain Ex. plain (not an insult): I like my sandwiches plain without anything on them

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    2. Plain: Nothing extra. Nothing added. "I had plain toast for breakfast; no butter." Simple: Opposite of complex. "Zarusoba is a simple dish."

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    2. I thought I made it obvious that I didn't want to speak to him ever again. I told him to never call me again. I think my American accent makes it obvious that I am from America. He has obviously played golf before, he is playing so well. Obvious means, something is so visible, something so apparent, everyone should be able to see it, or notice it. When I first thought about it, I didn't think plain and obvious were alike at all. In america, I think obvious is used much more than plain. A few ways the word "plain" can be used.. "In plain sight" means, something is very visible, it's very obvious, everyone can see it. "Plain as day" means obvious Plain has other meanings too, I would use obvious 99% of the time though.

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    2. I've never heard plan and simple to describe the taste of something, but using "plain" and "flat" can mean the same thing. For example, flat and plain can mean the food tastes like it has no added flavor or spice. Flat can also be used to say a soda or beer isn't bubbly anymore. Flat coffee is coffee that tastes similar to water. Saying something tastes plain can also be taken as saying the taste is uninteresting.

  • Translations of "Plain"

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    2. Oba mogą być użyte w znaczeniu 'proste' (e.g. it's plain and simple), ale 'plain' może też być połączone z np. ubraniami: 'plain shirt' - w tym znaczeniu jest to koszula bez zdobień. 'Plain' to też rzeczownik - znaczy dosłownie polana. W każdym razie 'simple' oznacza że coś jest nieskomplikowane, intuicyjne, kiedy 'plain' oznacza że coś jest typowe, nieszczególne, pospolite

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    2. pl-A-n

  • Other questions about "Plain"

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    2. ‪A plain looking girl who always has a boyfriend. ‬ It’s correct but not as a sentence. Depending on the conversation, you’d have to add more or take something away to convey whatever it is you want to say. For example: “Sally is a plain looking girl, but she always has a boyfriend.” or “Plain looking girls always have a boyfriend.”

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    2. can u please show me an example sentence. with both please

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    2. "Plains to" should be "plans for" "You want go out" should be "you want to go out"

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    2. I will be late. The plane is delayed.

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