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

The meaning of "Sheep" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I was the black sheep in/of my family mean?
A: It means that you are the person in the family who always breaks the rules or does not follow the same customs as your other family members. You are always getting in trouble or you disagree with your families views on things like politics for example.
Q: What does black sheep mean?
A: Someone who rebels against their family.
Q: What does The sheep,which are to mow (and,not inconsequentially,fertilize)an airy half-acre patch in the 19th District intended in the same spirit. what's the meaning of this whole sentence? mean?
A: For the first part of the sentence, the sheep will eat the grass, and from their droppings will also fertilize the soil, in the area known as the 19th district.

For the last part "intended in the same spirit" you need to look at the previous paragraph of the article, which refers to the Mayor's work in making the environment a priority, and "Intended in the same spirit" means that this plan is also intended to help the environment, where "in the same spirit" means "with the same ideas".

See http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/04/world/europe/sheep-tend-lawn-outside-city-archives-in-paris.html
Q: What does black sheep of my family mean?
A: it is true that many times it is used in a negative way, such as someone who is more troublesome (like a rebellious teenager) or someone who is not very successful (all her sisters became doctors except for Laura, she is the black sheep of the family) but they all mean that the black sheep does something different from the rest. it could also be used as something positive (all her family members were criminals and Laura became a judge, she's the black sheep of the family) and can be used as a light joke like your example of your son and kimchi. It would be understood as a light joke about your son not liking kimchi while everyone else loves it.
Q: What does black sheep mean?
A: Yes but weirdo is informal

Example sentences using "Sheep"

Q: Please show me example sentences with black sheep of the family.
A: Janice was always the black sheep of the family. It's not surprising that she ended up in a Thai jail after being caught smuggling drugs.
Q: Please show me example sentences with black sheep and gut feeling.
A: A black sheep is, to my understanding, someone with a bad reputation who is considered an outsider from a group.

Due to her past, she was the black sheep of the family.
He didn't want to hang around a black sheep.
Why is everyone treating me like I'm a black sheep?
Q: Please show me example sentences with black sheep.
A: He's the black sheep of our family.

Synonyms of "Sheep" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between sheep and lamb ?
A: A lamb is a young sheep! Less than 1 year old I think. (Not that important to know, haha)

“Our sheep gave birth to a new lamb this week!”
Q: What is the difference between sheep and lamb ?
A: a lamb is a baby sheep
Q: What is the difference between sheep and cheap ?
A: sheep is an animal while cheap is when something is that expensive
Q: What is the difference between sheep (pronunciacion) and ship (pronunciación) ?
A: sheep first, then ship
Q: What is the difference between two sheep and two sheeps ?
A: Two sheeps isn't correct
It's two sheep

Translations of "Sheep"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? he is a sheep following a herb
A: Herd* not herb.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? a sheep was shipped by the ship
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how do you say sheep and cheap?
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sheep and ship, ear and year
A: I can't use my voice but "sheep" has an extended "ee" sound, "ship" has a "e" sound. "year" and "ear", "year" is essentially "ear" with the ya sound infront of "ear".

Hope this helps. Feel free to send audio of yourself so i can access if what i wrote made sense to you. :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sheep
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Other questions about "Sheep"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce cheap, sheep and ship.
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Q: A sheep herd acrossed the street in front of us. Does this sound natural?
A: A herd of sheep crossed the street in front of usの方がいいです。
Q: Some sheep is sleeping.

*Should I use 'are' instead of 'is'? Does this sound natural?
A: You should use "are" because you used "some."

"Sheep" is one of those rare English words that is the same in its singular and plural forms. So, you need context to determine which one it is.

That sheep is sleeping.
Those sheep are sleeping.

The only way to tell which is plural is by "those" versus "that", and in doing so, whether to use "is" or "are."
Q: sheep Does this sound natural?
A: The "ee" sound isn't as long.
Here is one clip with the word of interest:
Q: I always can't sleep easily.To get sleeped,I often count how many sheeps are in my imaginary world.But when l count about five sheeps,they move so hard that l can't which of them I've already counted.Like that,I can't sleep now. Does this sound natural?
A: "I'm rarely able to sleep easily. I try to sleep by counting sheep that I imagine in my own world. When I count to about five sheep, they move so fast that I can't tell how many I've already counted and just like that, I can't sleep again."

Some words were placed oddly, and I didn't want to completely change your sentences so I hope this sounds good! If you need anymore help just feel free to ask! 😄

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