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

The meaning of "Potential" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does So potential mean?
A: So much potential = A lot of potential

potential
"잠재력
qualities that allow someone or something to develop or succeed"
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english-korean/potential

A kid I went to college with was very smart, a computer wiz, very smart with computers and programming. However, he was lazy, and did not really care about school and working. You could say, he has so much potential. He is very smart, and has the ability to be very successful if he wanted to.

So in your picture, I think the person is saying the restaurant has so much potential, there is something about it that could make it a great restaurant, but it was a very disappointing experience for them.
Q: What does There's potential for 〜 mean?
A: There is a possibility that this will happen, it is possible
Q: What does commercial potential mean?
A: Commercial potential = how likely it is to make money by selling a product.

"This new brand of toothbrushes has a lot of commercial potential." That sentence means that the brand's toothbrushes might sell very well and make a lot of money.
Q: What does to reach full potential mean?
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Q: What does It works to its full potential mean?
A: where did you see this?

Example sentences using "Potential"

Q: Please show me example sentences with You are of a great potential .
A: - You have great potential if you focus on your studies.
- You have great potential to grow this business due to your experience.
- You are talented and have great potential as an athlete if you train every day.
- This dull room has great potential to be really beautiful.
- These seeds have the potential to be giant trees.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Tremendous potential .
A: You have tremendous potential.

I can tell you have tremendous potential in this job.

This isn’t commonly used.
Q: Please show me example sentences with potential.
A: she has the potential to be a good writer but at the moment she is not very good. if she practices, she will realise her potential.
Q: Please show me example sentences with potential.
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Synonyms of "Potential" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between potential for and potential of ?
A:
To have the potential for means you have the abilities or skills for something specific.
To have the potential of means to have the same potential as something else, likely a person. The potential, in this case, is being compared to something else.


Examples:
He has the potential for teaching.
He has the potential for learning.


He has the potential of his mother.
He has the potential of an Olympic swimmer.
Q: What is the difference between potential and possible ?
A: Possible: something can happen
Potential: the ability to make something happen
"It's possible to become a professional athlete."
"You have the potential to become a professional athlete."
Q: What is the difference between (potential) and (qualified)+ examples + definition. plz ?
A: Potential means he or she is capable of doing a thing or someone can do the work. in other words, it is not yet proven or tested.

examples are:

1. That boy can sing and dance, he is a potential celebrity

2. Cucumber has the potential of being a source of vitamin C


Qualified means that someone is designed to do a certain task. in other words it is already proven.

examples are:

1. Being in show business for ten years, Mr. Smith is qualified to be one of the casts of our new movie.

2. As a graduate of BS in Education, I am qualified to teach.
Q: What is the difference between potential and underlying ?
A: Potential as a noun means "room for improvement"

As an adjective, it means "possible"


Underlying is only an adjective, and means "hidden or unclear, but important"
Q: What is the difference between potential and possibility ?
A: Possibility means there is a chance of something happening i.e. "There's a possibility I won't be coming home tonight."

Things or people can have potential; it means there's a chance they'll have succes i.e. "This boy has potential. There's a possibility he'll make it far in this company."

Hope this helped ;)

Translations of "Potential"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? if there's this much potential for life to exist in our own tiny solar system, ~~~ ( what is the role in much? is it ok that if there's this potential for life ~
A: Much shows that there's a lot of potential. Without much, it sounds weird, and it would be better to drop 'this' too

If there's potential for life to...
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? potential
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Other questions about "Potential"

Q: Because we haven't found new potential advisors yet, the plan has been postponed. I would be very appreciated if you could give me some advice for handle this situation. Does this sound natural?
A: "Appreciative" means to have gratitude towards something, while "appreciated" means being recognized as having value. You wouldn't say "I would be very appreciated" since that would mean you are the person being appreciated as opposed to the other person recieving your appreciation.

E.g.

I (Person A) am so appreciative of all the work you've (Person B) done. (Person A is expressing their gratitude towards Person B).

I (Person A) am appreciated by everyone. (Person A is the person recieving the appreciation from everyone).
Q: You need a certain potential to become a leader who plays first fiddle. Does this sound natural?
A: × You need a certain potential to become a leader who plays first fiddle.
✓ You need to have a certain potential to become a leader who plays first fiddle.

Q: The above potential reviewers were not exist in the our reviewers database. Does this sound natural?
A: The above potential reviewers did not exist in our reviewer database.
Q: The most horrible potential hazard in using machine tools is entanglement. Does this sound natural?
A: The worse potential hazard while using machine tools is entanglement
Q: You have incredible potential. You will go on to exceed your goal. Also you've done until now your best you could. So I think it's okay with you have more confidence. Does this sound natural?
A: Most of what you wrote makes sense, just a little off sounding. The main fix I have is "Also you've done the best you could" The way you wrote it didn't make sense unless you are trying to say the person was doing their best in the past. Even then, you would have to fix it grammatically slightly.

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