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

The meaning of "Polite" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does not if you’re any less polite mean?
A:

That's a huge question and not really an issue here - she couldn't say If not

Not if - i will not // if you are...
Q: What does polite mean?
A: مؤدب
Q: What does polite mean?
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Q: What does polite mean?
A: Kind and respectful.

Example sentences using "Polite"

Q: Please show me example sentences with polite.
A: It is not polite to make fun of other people.
It is not polite to chew with your mouth open.
You must always be polite.
Little girls are taught to be polite.
To be polite you must always say “please” and “thank you.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with polite.
A: She spoke to her teacher in a polite manner/way.
He is polite.
She is a polite girl.
Q: Please show me example sentences with polite.
A: here are a few sentences I thought of
1. being polite is very good.
2. she is a polite person.
3.i am a polite person.
4.it is good to be polite to elders ( elders = people who are older than you ).
5.i am only polite to strangers ( don't only be polite to strangers )

Synonyms of "Polite" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I'm polite as much as possible and I'm as polite as possible ?
A: 'i'm polite as possible' isn't really used. you'd say 'i'm polite sometimes.'

'i'm polite as much as possible' means you try hard to be polite most of the time. a more natural way to say it would me 'i try hard to be polite.'

they both sound a little unnatural nonetheless. hopefully i helped.
Q: What is the difference between polite and formal and natural ?
A: Polite is just something respectful you can do/say like saying “please” and “thank you” to people is polite, not being rude to people is polite. Your overall respectfulness and attitude towards people is what can make you polite.

Being formal means being more prestigious, using bigger words, not using slang terms when talking to people of importance or in certain social situations. When attending a special event you may be asked to wear “formal attire” which means fancy clothes for girls we’d wear a dress and high heels.

Natural means you’re in your natural state. If I just dressed really casual and didn’t wear makeup I’d be looking natural because it’s the way I normally look. Or if I’m doing something effortlessly the way I normally do things it’s “natural”
Q: What is the difference between polite and formal ?
A: Having or showing behavior that is respectful and considerate of other people is polite.
e.g. She sent me a polite letter thanking me for my invitation.

Formal: done in accordance with convention or etiquette; suitable for or constituting an official or important occasion.
e.g. a formal dinner party
Q: What is the difference between more polite and politer ?
A: "more polite" is grammatically correct

"politer" is commonly used, though it technically isn't correct

other than that, they mean the same thing
Q: What is the difference between polite and kind ?
A: Kindness is being friendly towards another person. While, politeness is being respectful or giving respect to someone else, good manners basically.

Translations of "Polite"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 이름이 뭔가요? (polite and formally)
A: For formal settings I would suggest,

1. "How do I address you?"

2. "How can I address you?"


For a more casual settings:

3. "I am ㅇㅇㅇ and you are?"

4. "My name is ㅇㅇㅇ but you can call me ㅇㅇ."
(usually people would tell you their name after you tell them yours but if he/she didn't reply with their name, you can just ask)
"You?"

5. "(Sorry,) I didn't get your name, you are?"

6. "What's your name?"


My personal favourites are 1, 2, 3 & 4
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 「育つ環境によって性格が変わらない人の方が多い」(in polite conversation)
A:

Yes, you can say that, but if you don’t include a “than” in the sentence it will feel slightly unnatural.

- “I don’t know what to say when “more” is followed by many words”

There are many ways to say the same thing.

“There are relatively more people whose personality does not change based on the environment they grew up in than not”.

This sounds a little strange only because the clause is so long.
Put simply:
“There are relatively (compared clause) than not.”

When the clause is really long and you want to say “more 〇〇 than not” you can just put it in front.
→ “more often than not, there are relatively ...”

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 「世の中には様々な性格の人がいる」(in polite conversation)
A: There are many different kinds of people in the world
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? polite
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Other questions about "Polite"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce polite.
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Q: 質問への返事の中に、
1.polite
2.formal
3.Informal
4.casual
5.colloquial
などが書かれていますが、それぞれどのような相手に対して、または、どのような時に使う言い方の事を指しますか?

例えば、
ビジネスの場面で使う時
初対面の相手と話す時
友達と話す時
家族と話す時

辞書には、
polite=丁寧な、礼儀正しい
formal=正式の、公式の、形式ばった
と、書いてありますがどちらがより丁寧な表現になるのでしょうか?
どのくらい丁寧な表現なのでしょうか?
「です・ます調」よりもっと丁寧な表現を指しますか?


A: English doesn't have strict levels of politeness, so these definitions will be different for every English speaker.
In general, I think of the politeness levels like this:

1. Polite:
- talking to strangers, customers, bosses, teachers
- indirect, "soft" expressions like "Could you ~?" or "Would it be possible to ~?"
- calling people by their title, like "sir" or "professor"

2. Formal:
- writing a news article, a report, business e-mails
- no contractions
- using many words from Latin and Greek (for example, "start" → "commence")

3: Informal/casual:
- the general way of speaking and writing, except for the special situations where you need to be polite or formal

4: Colloquial:
- very casual situations, like speaking to friends or chatting online
- many non-standard contractions: "I'mma" (= I will), "gonna" (= going to), "kinda" (= kind of = somewhat)
Q: more polite or much polite? Does this sound natural?
A: More polite is in comparison to something else. Much polite isn't used.

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