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

The meaning of "Race" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does not at the races mean?
A: Apart from the literal meaning, it is an idiom meaning that the person concerned was not up to the standards of their competition in a sport. "She was a very long way off the lead in the golf tournament today" can be expressed as "she was not at the races today".
Q: What does race and class are nothing more than a set of stories we tell ourselves to get through the world mean?
A: @_fluffypenguin Yes this is a very American style expression

= Race and class (e.g. economic middle class, etc...) are just things we identify ourselves so that we know who we are or what we are in the world
Q: What does "race you to the altar" mean?
A: See who gets married first
Q: What does it will take longer to call races than otherwise would be the case. mean?
A: call races: To determine the winner of the elections

otherwise that would be the case: if "exit polls" were present it would be much easier to "call the race"
Q: What does done with the human race mean?
A: the human race is referring to all people on earth
usually this phrase is taken to mean that someone has done something so stupid or cruel that they "give up on everyone"
it is not supposed to be taken too literally though

similar phrases are like "I'm done with today." or "I'm so done."
these just mean that they are exasperated and stressed out because of the day's events

Example sentences using "Race"

Q: Please show me example sentences with race(verb).
A: As the teacher approached my desk, final exam in hand, my heart was racing faster and faster.

I raced my friend to see who could build their card tower the fastest.

The other day, my friend and I were at the park, and he told me "Race you to the swing set!"
Q: Please show me example sentences with race.
A: Race can mean a competition to determine who is the fastest. But race can also mean ethnicity,or the color of you skin)

-- Please take your time, this isn't a race!
-- I'll race you to the corner, winner treats the loser to lunch!

-- Race relations have been tense lately, especially with all the recent police violence towards minorities.
Q: Please show me example sentences with races.
A: I love to watch street races between cars.
There was a great diversity of employees at the dinner, a lot of different races.
Nascar is big in America, they love their races.

Synonyms of "Race" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between to begin with, he has won many race all over the world. and to begin with, he has won many race around the world. ?
A: I'd say this as: "To begin with, he has won many races all over the world." 😊✨

These two mean almost the same.
Q: What is the difference between race and ethnicity ?
A: The term "race" in English (and in use in other languages, like French) these days tends to refer mainly to physical traits, especially skin color and facial physiognomy. (Usage 100-150 years ago was rather different, in both English and French, but that would take us far afield, and it's probably today's English that you care about.) "Ethnicity" in contrast looks more like national origin or ancestry, cultural identification, traditions within one's family and the like. But it is also sometimes is used as a euphemism for race. Most people in the U.S. would probably treat "Asian" as a race, not distinguishing between Han or non-Han Chinese, Koreans, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Hmong, etc., which might be treated as ethnicities. Most U.S. people would call American blacks and all dark-skinned Africans, whether Dinka (tall) or Bambenga (short), speaking Swahili or Khoisan or Yoruba, all as in a black "race" and leave the rest to "ethnicity." For my part, I'm not so interested in race as such, as in minor markers of population memberships: little details about the teeth that help us identify kinship across millenia between some northern Asian populations and those that settled the Americas across the Bering Strait and so on. But the distinction described is how most people in English use the terms.
Q: What is the difference between race and match ?
A: A race is a competition where you are physically running. More specifically, running is the only objective in a race.

For example a track competition is a race.

A baseball game, football game, or soccer game can all be considered matches.

NOTE: However we usually say "a baseball game", "a football game", or "a soccer game".

Hope this helps!
Q: What is the difference between "He finished the race strong." and "He finished the race strongly." ?
A: Both are correct but mean different things. The first means that as the race finished he was strong, regardless as to how he ran the race - he might even have walked the course. This uses the adjective strong to describe the person. The second means he was running fast and well as he finished the race. This uses the adverb strongly to describe how he was running.
Q: What is the difference between race and breed ?
A: race = people, "the Aryan race", "the Caucasian race" etc.

breed = animals, "a breed of dog"

Sometimes we speak of people being "half-breed" but this is a slur that lowers them to the level of an animal.

Also sometimes we refer to people who want to have children as "breeders", again it is a bit of a slur, equating them with cattle and horses.

Translations of "Race"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? He’s a mixed race, Saudi Arabian Japanese.
Does this sound natural?
A: "He's a mix between Saudi Arabian and Japanese" sounds more natural.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What does it mean?
The race to land a human on the moon maybe over but the race to discover and tap its resources is just beginning
A: it means the people have already gone to the moon so no one’s fighting to do that but they are soon going to be competing to get its resource because no ones discovered them yet
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? A:There are still a little race discrimination in America.
A: A: There is still a little racial discrimination in America.
B: Even in America?!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? race
A: "Race. The boy won the race."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? race - racer
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Race"

Q: What does "race" in this sentence mean?

I had never spoken to her except for a few casual words, and yet her name made my foolish blood race.
A: I don't think so.

It's like "It made my head spin."

"made" tells us it's past but "spin" is present (rather than past: "span").
Q: He finished the race at 10th.


He finished the race 10th. does this sound natural?
A: He finished the race in 10th place.
He finished 10th. (If you are going to be very short and they know you are talking about a race.)
Q: I watch all races of formula one. does this sound natural?
A: I watch every Formula One race.
Q: He succeeded/achieved in qualifying for the final race
what is the difference between succeeded/achieved?
A: "He succeeded in qualifying for the final race" sounds fine, but "he achieved in..." sounds very odd.
Off the top of my head, I think the difference here is grammatical. One can "succeed in doing sth" but one "achieves something". "Succeed" can't take a direct object here (or the meaning changes) and instead relies on prepositions. "Achieve", however, needs to take a direct object, so it sounds weird when you don't include one.

For example:
"He succeeded in the race"
"He is succeeding in life"
"He will succeed as an actor"
If succeed takes a direct object, then this happens: "He succeeded his father" (He took over his father's position after he retired/died)

"He achieved his lifelong ambition of going to the moon"
"He achieved a Nobel Prize"
"He achieved very good exam results"
"He achieved his goal of qualifying for the final race"
Q: The human race will be supposed to go to extinction. does this sound natural?
A: "The human race is supposed to go extinct." Would be a bit more natural. Or you could say "The human race will eventually go extinct."

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