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

The meaning of "Sand" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does throw up sand mean?
A: This is slang and could be different by city but I was raised in NYC and “throwing sand” meant you were avoiding the truth or you are leaving out an important detail in a story.
Sand=nonsense in that sentence, so it’s just like saying “stop speaking nonsense” or “stop defending a lie” in the example 🙂
Q: What does sand mean?
Q: What does sand clumps together when wet.

clumps? mean?
A: It's another way of saying "stick together". But with "clump", the sand sticks together in a compact mass. Here a picture I found.

Wet sand clumps together making it easy to form a ball.
Q: What does since you want to see me , I will sand this for you .... わたしに会いたがってるから、これを送っとく ですか? mean?
A: @bluenose: 合っていますよ!

Example sentences using "Sand"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Who wants to learn Russian? I can sand you fanny mems and videos, and explain them. I have WhatsApp.
A: I’d love to learn Russian!
Q: Please show me example sentences with sand .
A: She lay down in the sand and enjoyed the view of the ocean.

Synonyms of "Sand" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between You should sand the shelf before painting it.
and You should sand down the shelf before painting it.
?
A: Sand down is redundant. Sand is ok, but sand down may seem “stronger”
Q: What is the difference between She walked across the hot sand. and She walked along the hot sand.

She walked down the hot sand.

She walked the hot sand.

She walked on the hot sand. ?
A:
“across” means through the hot sand.
“Along” means right next to the hot sand.
“On” means that she is standing in the sand as she walks.
The sentence she walked the hot sand is not an accurate sentence so don’t use that.
Q: What is the difference between coarse sand and rough sand ?
A: They both really mean the same thing. Rough can focus more the the texture, and course can focus more on texture and size/quantity/and volume.

For example:

If my hair is course, I’m saying it’s thick, big, tricky to comb, and kinda rough.

If I say my hair is rough, I’m referring the the feeling of the hair when I touch it. It’s rough and not smooth.

Does this help?
Q: What is the difference between sand and sands ?
A: The sand on the beach is hot. No one can avoid the sands of time. Waves on the beach change with shifting sands. There are many grains of sand in his shoes. There is loads of sand in his shoes. I bought 5 kilos of sand. I bought 5 individual grains of sand.

Translations of "Sand"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? can you say that the wet sand at the beach is soggy?
A: Yes, if it has a lot of water in it.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)?
sand up
sit down
spin up
jump up

is it ok to put word up
more expression please
A: I think it should be stand up.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? この浜(ビーチ)は凄い沈むね!
The sand in this beach is very sinky.
って言わないですよね?
-yってつけるものがあるので、
凄いしずむね!この砂浜!
って感じのニュアンスで、使いたいんです。
宜しくお願い致します。
A: I can't think of an adjective for 'sinky', but I note that your Japanese sentence doesn't use an adjective either. How about: You really sink into the sand on this beach. Or: The sand of this beach is like quicksand. (Hyperbole)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sand

Other questions about "Sand"

Q: He likes to sing and to play in the sand playground. does this sound natural?
A: He likes to sing and play in the sand. (Or) He likes to sing and play in the sandy playground.
Q: The sand is splashing because the wind is strong. does this sound natural?
A: The strong wind is picking up the sand. If you’re talking about a tornado you could say the sand is being picked up by the tornado.
Q: It rained so heavy that the sand on my car was washed away. does this sound natural?
A: "It rained so heavily ... "
Q: It rained so heavy that the sand on my car was washed away. does this sound natural?
A: It rained so heavily that the sand on my car washed away.
Q: About a sand dune in Japan: I would like you to change this to more natural English please.
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Tottori Sand Dunes is nice view and popular sightseeing place.
When you go there in August that is the hottest month in Japan, you should borrow a pair of boots at a place such as food shop and so on, if you put on your sandal with your bare feet.

I know that putting on the boots in summer is uncomfortable. Maybe you don’t want use shared footwear.
However, I highly recommend to borrow it because the sands are too hot if it sunny day in summer. Or else you will get burned.
does this sound natural?
A: I would answer with:
The Tottori Sand Dunes are a popular sightseeing place because it is a nice view. When you go there in August, it will be the hottest month in Japan so you should borrow a pair of boots at a food shop or from somewhere, especially if you are wearing sandals on your feet.

I know that wearing boots in the summer is uncomfortable, and maybe you don't want share footwear. But I highly recommend wearing boots because the sands are too hot during the day in the summer. Otherwise, you will get burned.

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