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

The meaning of "Poor" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does poor either mean?
A: In this case, either is just the negative meaning of "too" or "also"

When you have a negative sentence like "I dont..." you can use "either" instead of "also" or "too"

In this case, she's just saying, "I didn't know we were poor as well" (I didn't know we were also poor)

Poor means "to be in poverty" or "not have a lot of money"
Q: What does poor me mean?
A: It's like saying かわいそう in Japanese, but it's referring to oneself, not someone else
Q: What does poor mean?
A: Not having a lot of money to be able to live comfortably at the standard. Usually are hardly able to pay their bills and feed themselves
Q: What does poor (skin/bones) mean?
A: i'd say if the bones are unstable and the skin is thin for example
i think someone would say that if they are describing a weak/very thin person

Example sentences using "Poor"

Q: Please show me example sentences with poor.
A: He’s poor and doesn’t earn a lot of money.

I can’t go on amazing and fabulous trips like you since I’m poor.

Some people can be considered to be poor.

All over the world there are poor people.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Poor you / You poor things..
A: - I can't go out.
- Why?
- I have a terrible flu.
- Oh, really?! You poor thing. I hope you get better soon.

- My boyfriend dumped me! I am devastated!
- Oh, poor you! --(that's more like sarcastic saying)--



Q: Please show me example sentences with poor.
A: I don't have much cash on me, I'm very poor.

That was rude, and a poor choice of words.

Aww, you're sick? You poor thing...

Synonyms of "Poor" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between poor and meager ?
A: Poor can mean that you have no money, or it can mean bad quality
- Since he lost his job, he has become poor
- The house was built quickly, so it is of poor quality

Meager is a small amount of something. It is most commonly used in the phrase "meager earnings"
- The teenager saved her meager earnings from her allowance to buy a dress.
Q: What is the difference between poor you and I’m so sorry ?
A: Most people don't say "poor you" because it might sound sarcastic. Instead, we'd say "you poor thing."

"I'm so sorry" is a way of expressing that you feel empathy for someone. This is typically used when someone's relative or loved one has died.

Personally, I think "I'm so sorry" sounds better because "poor you" or "you poor thing" is so direct that it might sound dramatic or sarcastic.
Q: What is the difference between poor and awkward and clumsy ?
A: "Poor" usually describes someone who doesn't have enough money to live comfortably (e.g. homeless people are poor).

Poor can also mean undesirable, worse than expected, or it can be used to indicate sympathy for someone in a bad situation (e.g. "that poor man, he doesn't deserve to be punished").

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Awkward describes someone who does not know how to behave appropriately in social situations. Someone who acts in a strange or embarrassing way and makes people feel uncomfortable may be described as awkward.

Awkward can also mean not smooth or graceful. Someone who moves in a strange way with jerky or ungainly motions may be described as awkward and may make other people feel uncomfortable.

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Clumsy basically means uncoordinated or awkward in movement and in handling objects. Someone who is clumsy is generally prone to tripping, spilling, hitting into things, and dropping objects accidentally. They don't seem to know how to move smoothly and gracefully in their surroundings.
Q: What is the difference between poor and poor and clumsy ?
A: Poor means you either have no money or you're not good at something.
"I'm poor so I can't buy a house."
"My grades are really poor so I'll have to study harder."

Clumsy means you don't pay much attention or that you usually drop stuff around or trips on things.
"Anna was walking towards when she suddenly tripped and fell to the ground. She's so clumsy."

Translations of "Poor"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? poor
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? poor
A: Un hombre pobre - a poor man
De baja calidad - of poor quality
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? very poor
A: use in context so we can provide better translation
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? poor
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? poor
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Other questions about "Poor"

Q: What does “Can't have the poors thinking they can make money up in here” mean?
https://twitter.com/emeraldjaguar/status/1354501469433565184?s=21
A: This potentially means that the speaker doesn’t want poor people (people who don’t make a lot of money or don’t make any money) to think that they can make money in the same place that the speaker is making money.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce "poor" and "pure".
A: Poor, pure.
Q: poor sewing Does this sound natural?
A: poorly sewn
「sewn」発音:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8GIO5_8w8o

This bag was poorly sewn together.
Q: Oh poor you! I got 98%. Didn't want to get a perfect score. Might have looked a bit suspicious, given me recent track record. Bet you wished you'd sneaked a peek at the answers when you had your chance.

I'm studying with flatmates from BBC.
What does this mean?
''you'd sneaked''
Is it you had sneaked?
A: I think yeah, you'd here means = you had since the following word is in V3
Q: very poor, very powerful Does this sound natural?
A: The words with 'very' aren't incorrect but the words on the right are more suitable to use in their place. But you can use both!

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