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

The meaning of "Resort" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does resort to mean?
A: "resort to" is a strange choice of words here. It means you have recourse to them, you can fall back on them, use them, especially out of necessity or frustration.

"If I don't get a job soon, I'll have to resort to asking my parents for money."

Here they just mean you can use these resources.
Q: What does resort to doing mean?
A: “Resort to doing” means to do something that you do not want to do or is not in your best interest, simply because you cannot find any other way of achieving it. So in other words, it means that you have no choice but to go with that option.
Q: What does resort to the older way mean?
A: Choose to do the thing in a more traditional way
Q: What does resort mean?
A: It depends on how you are using it
Resort can mean a hotel or it can be an option

(As a hotel) I checked into the resort

(As an option) There was no food in the pantry so I ate take out as a last resort.

Q: What does "if you will" and "final resort" mean?
A: "If you will"-- a polite term that invites the audience to indulge the writer in his story.
"She was a dancer, a supernatural artist, if you will."
In this case, the writer is asking you to associate his soul with his consciousness.

"Final resort"-- This term usually applies to the most extreme circumstances, when one has no choice but to do the last resort.
"If you won't cooperate, I must use my final resort."
"This is presented as a last resort."
Also means "what one does when all else fails".

Example sentences using "Resort"

Q: Please show me example sentences with resort to doing.
A: As I was late I had to resort to taking a taxi. It cost me over two hundred pounds.

If my suitcase doesn't turn up, who knows what I'll have to resort to doing.
Q: Please show me example sentences with last resort.
A: The man used a payphone as his last resort.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "resort to".
A: No. It just means it is your last choice.

"I had no more candy so I had to resort to rice."
"I had no sweater so I had to resort to using three layers of shirts."

It does not mean bad, just that you don't like it so much, it's your last choice.

Synonyms of "Resort" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between resort 〜ing and count on ?
A: Resort/resorting is choosing/deciding or making a decision. Example: "I didn't want to, but it was my last resort". To 'count on' is to depend on someone or something other than the speaker
Q: What is the difference between We'll decide where to stay after we've arrived at the resort and We'll decide where to stay after we arrive at the resort ?
A: @alex1986: They mean the same thing, you can use either :) Although 'We'll decide where to stay WHEN we arrive/we've arrived at the resort' sounds better in my opinion.
But all sound fine!
Q: What is the difference between resort to and have recourse to ?
A: 'In the storm there was a power cut so we had to resort to candles for light' (to resort = verb)

'During the power cut their only recourse was the box of candles.' (recourse = noun)

Usually 'resort to' is used as a verb and 'recourse' is used as a noun.

Same meaning though.


Translations of "Resort"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? resort
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? resort
A: Resort, shelter, refuge, recourse, concealment

Other questions about "Resort"

Q: I can’t swim in the resort because of the storm, let alone swimming in the ocean. Does this sound natural?
A: I can’t swim in the resort because of the storm, let alone swim in the ocean.
Q: "scenic resort" or "scenic spot" which one use commonly?
A: Scenic resort is a fancy hotel with a nice view
Scenic spot is any place with a nice view
Q: The coastal resorts are generally in low demand in winters. Does this sound natural?
A: The coastal resorts are generally in low demand in winter.
OR
The coastal resorts are generally in low demand during winter.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce resort to trickery.
A: It's a little too long for the app's 10 second recorder, so here's a google drive link:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/19ToRL_VWoS-0uLQKM_pSTPw-q25SVE3M/view?usp=sharing
Q: A good resort hotel should have people-oriented services, such as ordering a meal which can be delivered to the door. Does this sound natural?
A: I would change the structure slightly to bring important information first like:
"A good resort hotel should have people-oriented services such as being able to order a meal which will be delivered to your door."

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