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

The meaning of "Quake" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does
“During the quake, many buildings between six and fifteen stories tall collapsed” mean?
A: “the quake” refers to the earthquake. A natural disaster that shakes the ground and it happens when tectonic plates rub up agains each other. It often causes destruction.
“many buildings between 6 and 15 stories tall collapsed” is saying that buildings with many floors collapsed. Such as hotels, if a hotel had 10 floors, it would be 10 stories tall.
Q: What does quake is talking more about a person or thing shaking mean?
A: Informal way of someone explaining something to a language learner that they do not understands

Example sentences using "Quake"

Q: Please show me example sentences with quake.
A: I felt a quake yesterday, which was surprising because there was indeed an earthquake yesterday but it was supposedly weak on the Richter scale.

Synonyms of "Quake" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between quake(verb) and shake(verb) and vibrate( verb) ?
A: They mean all the same
Q: What is the difference between quake and shiver ?
A: Quake means to shake or tremble, and shiver means to shake slightly due to being cold or scared or excited.

Translations of "Quake"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 日本はいつ地震が起きてもおかしくない。/The quake frequently occurs in whenever at Japan.
A: An earthquake could happen in Japan any time.

Other questions about "Quake"

Q: After huge quake, relief supplies was provided the city dwellers in rapidly. Does this sound natural?
A: After the huge earthquake, relief supplies were provided to the city dwellers instantly.

Q: There have been quakes in Kumamoto, Japan. Does this sound natural?
A: We would say "earthquakes".
Q: 1:Are the quakes getting less?
2:Are the quakes getting more? Does this sound natural?
A: Have the quakes lessened?
Have the quakes increased?

Q: 1:Are the quakes getting less?
2:Are the quakes getting more? Does this sound natural?
A: It depends on what you're trying to say but this also works:

​​1: Are the quakes getting less frequent?
2:Are the quakes getting more frequent?

By adding the word "frequent" it sounds more natural and you are asking if there are more quakes or less quakes. Let me know if you would like another example :)
Q: How to use "quake relief" in a sentence? What does quake relief actually mean? Is it an object or a kind of situation or what? Please give me some example. Thank you so much. :)
A: It means helping victims of a big earthquake. I'm assuming the context you saw it in was referring to the recent tragic earthquake in Nepal.

Here's a few example sentences:
"There are many ways to contribute to the quake relief effort, please click here to find out how you can do your part."
"Upon hearing the tragic news, the Red Cross scrambled to organize quake relief teams."

You can also say "earthquake relief." Quake is just a shorter way of saying earthquake.

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