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

The meaning of "Scandal" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does scandal with the dog mean?
A: It seems to literally mean that the candidate did something bad involving a dog that the public found out about.
Q: What does scandal mean?
A: Scandal is usually a dirty rumour that every one's talking about. It may or may not be true (but it often is true).
Q: What does the recent scandal involving high-level officials of buy the book, Inc. mean?
A: @Ri-na This is a noun phrase, it means "a scandal".

It is a scandal that happened not long ago, and the wrong-doers were senior managers at Buy The Book, Inc. (a book store).

A scandal is an event which gives them a bad reputation.

Synonyms of "Scandal" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between The scandal damaged the reputation of the actor. and The reputation of the actor went down due to the scandal. ?
A: The first sounds much more natural. The second is in passive voice, I believe, which is less common.
Q: What is the difference between The scandal damaged the reputation of the actor. and The reputation of the actor went down due to the scandal. ?
A: can you help me with my English?
Q: What is the difference between How did that scandal come to be known? and How that scandal came to be known? ?
A: The second one can't be used as a question, but the first one can.

"This is how that scandal came to be known."

Translations of "Scandal"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The scandal took popularity of the k-pop idol star. (would it sound natural?)
A: Oh... i see. Thanks!!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? is it natural to say,

"I was blown away by how much of a scandal this could have been back then."
or
"I was blown away by how much of a scandal this could be."
A: both are natural
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? He has never been in a scandal
Is this sentence correct? Thanks in advance!
A: it is correct.

if you want it to sound a little more formal, for an essay or something, you could say "he's never been involved in a scandal."

Other questions about "Scandal"

Q: As his scandal has trickled out, he, at last, decided to admit it's true that he, drunken, killed a pedestrian while driving his SUV car on the way home at night and gave a bunch of bribe to a prosecutor who was in charge of investigating the incident in order to get free. does this sound natural?
A: As his scandal trickled out, he finally admitted that he was drunk while driving his SUV, and killed a pedestrian on his way home last night. He bribed the prosecutor that was in charge of investigating the incident in order to get free/avoid jail time.
Q: The scandal provided many people with the idea tha the government isn't sincere. does this sound natural?
A: The scandal gave many people the idea that the government isn't sincere.

Better: The scandal led many people to question the sincerity of the government.
Q: ‎‎Recently a scandal frank movie, revealing relationship between the last Russian Emperor who was sainted after his death and a simple ballerina came out. A lot of people are angry with that movie. They think it's not acceptable to film that kind of movies about important historical persons. They did protest actions and demonstrations, related to that. However, I look at things in the easier way. It's not offending my feelings, so I'm going to see that movie. does this sound natural?
A: ‎‎‎Recently a scandal frank movie, revealing a relationship between the last Russian Emperor, who was sainted after his death, and a simple ballerina came out; a lot of people are angry with the movie. They think it's unacceptable to film that kind of movie about important historical people. They carried out protest actions and demonstrations, related to that. However, I have a more simple view; It's not offensive to my personal beliefs, so I will see the movie.
Q: There are many scandals about Justin Bieber. does this sound natural?
A: It's not wrong but maybe "there are many scandals surrounding justin bieber" is more natural
Q: they consider the scandal minuscule does this sound natural?
A: Miniscule seems strange in this context

they consider it a small scandal
they don't consider the scandal to be very important
they consider the scandal to be a minor one.
they consider this only a minor scandal.

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