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

The meaning of "Pub" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does pub mean?
A: It’s a place everyone can go to drink alcohol, socialise and watch football/soccer.
Q: What does pubbing mean?
A: either (1) going drinking in one or more pubs ... (2) possibly ‘publishing’, although this would be the first time i’ve heard it used in that way
Q: What does They reeled out of the pub. mean?
A: It means that you leave the pub drunk or really slowly leaving.
Q: What does wet-led pub mean?
A: Neither had I, that sounds really weird! But I googled, and it actually is a thing.

It means pubs that focus on selling drink, not food. I don't think anyone who doesn't work in that industry would use the term though.


https://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/Article/2015/09/24/Wet-led-pubs-hold-a-special-place-in-British-culture-despite-decline
Q: What does pub crawl mean?
A: It mean going out to several pubs and drinking at each one

Synonyms of "Pub" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between pub and bar and club ?
A:
A pub is a place where people go to drink alcohol and play games such as fruit machines or pool, they can also get food at certain times

A bar is a place where people also go to drink alcohol but they also go there to meet new people or hang out with their friends, they can food there as well.

A club is place where people go to also drink alcohol, hang out with friends or meet new people but they also dance to live music as well.

Some clubs and bars also have live karaoke where people can sing their favourite songs in front of people.
Q: What is the difference between pub and bar ?
A: Pubs and bars are almost the same thing. In the UK and Ireland, you'll hear pub often replacing the word bar. Tavern is another word that you'll hear, which can also be used as a substitute for pub or bar.
Q: What is the difference between pub and bar ?
A: It means the same thing, but we say bar rather than pub. Some places will have pub in their name. Their both natural just use bar more often then pub
"You want to go to the bar?"
"You want to go to a pub?"
Q: What is the difference between "pub" and "club" ?
A: People go to both pubs and clubs to drink alcohol and beer but people also go to clubs to dance and listen to karaoke
Q: What is the difference between pub and bar ?
A: Pub is short for public hotel. So, pubs offer drink, food and accomodation.

Bars mainly serve drink and maybe food.

The US mainly uses taverns and inns for hotels.

Translations of "Pub"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 술집 주인( pub owner? barkeeper?)
A: Bartender
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? is it correct to say "I'll go to a pub with some friends over the night"?
A: "Over" wouldn't be correct in this sentence, like it's understandable but it's not the way native English speak. You'd have to say "all night" or "for the night" (as 'for the night' means for the whole night)

Other questions about "Pub"

Q: This Irish pub is more than 1,100 years old, possibly the oldest one the world. does this sound natural?
A: One small correction:

This Irish pub is more than 1,100 years old, possibly the oldest *in* the world
Q: I went a Japanese pub with my friends who came from Oosima

I had really good time but I left my cap on it.

I called it soon and I said “please save my cap so I’ll go to get it next Monday ” does this sound natural?
A: I went to a Japanese pub with my friends, who came from Oosima.

I had a really good time, but I left my cap there.

I called them sooner when I realized. I said “Please take my cap, I left it there, I’ll get it next Monday ”

I changed up some lines if that's okay.
Q: I went to a pub in Zurich with my colleges 5 years ago.
The waitress asked us to order something so we asked for draft beers.
Actually it turned out, she was definitely male from her voice.
And I was disgusted when he was sitting on some customer’s laps. does this sound natural?
A: I went to a pub in Zurich with my colleges 5 years ago. The waitress asked us to order something so we asked for draft beers. Actually, it turned out that she was definitely male from her voice. I was disgusted when he was sitting on some customer’s lap.
(Try not to start a sentence with “and” good job though!😊)
Q: We went a nice pub in the town center.

I saw this sentence on my English book.

I wonder why “town center”?

I thought pub in the center of town is right.

A: "The center of town" is correct, but some towns do have an area called a "town center." It depends on the town. In a bigger city the area might be called "downtown."
Q: In the pub to the waiter: "I'd like an ale" or "I'd like a beer"? does this sound natural?
A: Thank you frey! :-)

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