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

The meaning of "Prop" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does prop mean?
A: she was going to say probably and didn't finish
Q: What does to prop you up mean?
A: Hold you up. Support you.
Q: What does prop heavy mean?
A: Never herd that term. A prop is usually an object or load, so unless you know someone that works in warehouse, I don't see a context for this :(.
Q: What does prop up mean?
A: To set against
Q: What does don't get your prop in a twist mean?
A: I've never heard that phrase. 🙁 Maybe?...
"Don't get your panties in a bunch."

Example sentences using "Prop"

Q: Please show me example sentences with prop up.
A: Prop up means to use an object to hold up something else.
"I used the stand to prop up my phone"
"The car was propped up"
"I used my friend to prop myself up"

It's not a term that's used too frequently, but I hope this helped :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with prop up.
A: "prop up your pillow so you are sitting up"
"prop up your phone on the table so we can watch the video together"
Q: Please show me example sentences with "prop oneself up".
A: When I lay down I usually prop myself up on my elbow and check my phone.

my doctor told me I should keep my legs propped up as much as possible. (I should prop my legs up....)
Q: Please show me example sentences with "prop".
A: You're only a prop in their grand plan.
(saying that someone is being used like an object).

We can use this box to prop up the table.
Just prop up that painting against the wall.
(to lean against or to put upwards, often for temporary purposes.)

Synonyms of "Prop" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between prop me up and help me, support me ?
A: “Prop me up” is more commonly used when someone is physically having trouble sitting up or standing by themselves.

For example:
Say you’re visiting someone at the hospital and they need help sitting up then they may ask “can you prop me up?” Or “can you give me a pillow to help prop me up?”


If someone is trying to reach a high shelf or something then they may ask, “can you prop me up?” as in lifting them up.

Help me/ support me can be used in MANY situations

For example:

-Can you help me sit up?
-Help me clean this up please
- Can you support me through tough times?
- You have supported me through everything ( through all of your struggles someone was there to help you through it)
- Thank you for supporting me at work
- Thank you for helping me at work

Q: What is the difference between prop and support ?
A: Prop and support are very similar. However, "prop up" is usually used for physical things, whereas "support " is usually used for intangible things.

"They had to prop up the tree with long poles under the branches."
"The builders are trying to prop up the crumbling walls of the church."

"He has a large family to support"
"She depended on her uncle for support"
"I'll support you as long as you keep trying"
Q: What is the difference between prop up and lean on ?
A: you prop up an object such as a chair. leaning is doing it yourself.

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