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

The meaning of "Shell" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does shelled mean?
A: "Shelled" can describe something as having a shell (hard skin):
"The insect is heavily shelled."

It can also mean the past act of removing a shell:
"We shelled the crab after cooking it."

Similar to the previous example, cannon rounds are called shells, so shelled can be used when talking about bombing:
"The city was shelled by heavy guns for several days."

It also has another common slang usage, "shelled out," which means "gave away," often in an unhappy way:
"We shelled out 30 dollars to see that terrible movie!"

Note that the first example is an adjective, so tense does not affect it:
"The insect WAS heavily shelled."
Q: What does shell of a man mean?
A: it means the man has no personality or is very depressed
Q: What does Get out of my shell mean?
A: If you are referring to the phrase “get out of your shell” it means to bring your true self out or become more friendly with those around you. For example: the first day of class everyone might be shy because they don’t know each other, but when they start to get out of their shell, they begin to make friends and feel more comfortable with one another. Hope this helps.
Q: What does 'a shell of myself' mean?
A: It means that something will be missing from your life that you can not live without.
Q: What does It's curved shell raises it just above the sand or gravel on the bottom. mean?
A: If the clam's shell was flat, it would be "on" the sand or even "in" the sand. But because a clam's shell is curved, it is "raised above" (higher than) the sand.

I hope that makes sense. ^^

Example sentences using "Shell"

Q: Please show me example sentences with come out of one's shell.
A: She finally came out of her shell and talked in class.
I find it hard to come out of my shell because I am very shy.
Q: Please show me example sentences with shelled out.
A: "He shelled out a lot of money to fix his car".

Just slang for a big expense. Not too often used.
Q: Please show me example sentences with 'shell out'.
A: If you want the highest quality wine, you have to shell out the cash.

I had to shell out five hundred dollars for that armchair.

You should shell out the extra ten dollars for this microwave, it’s way better than that one.
Q: Please show me example sentences with shell we? .
A: You mean shall we?
Shall we go out on a picnic?
Shall we see a movie?
Shall we start?
Q: Please show me example sentences with shell out.
A: "MacDonalds shells out food to costumers at lightning fast speeds."

"He took a huge wad of cash out and started shelling it out to strangers."

"That politician is shelling out lies to the public."

"the gunboat shelled out artillery fire on the island."

Synonyms of "Shell" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between shell and seashell ?
A: A seashell es un tipo de shell, una concha 🐚. Pero shell también puede significar cáscara o caparazón.
Q: What is the difference between shell and shall ?
A: A shell = un guscio / una conchiglia

she'll = she will.

She will arrive this evening. (expresses future)

shall - expresses intention or obligation

I shall be there this evening. (intention)
He shall pay the fine or he will go to prison. (obligation)
Q: What is the difference between will and shell ?
A: @-Cynnn- Okay. Typically you use shall when expressing something in "first-person" (I, We,), and will is used for second and third-person (You, he, she, it, they). "I shall be late" and "She will be late." Keep in mind, at least in the U.S., it isn't common to use shall anymore, so people will use "will" with I (I will go with you). In addition, if you are trying to show that you're serious about something, those rules are switched. It becomes "I will not let you go out tonight!" and "You shall not pass!"
Q: What is the difference between shell and shellfish ?
A: Shell - 外層 Shellfish - 貝
Q: What is the difference between will and shell ?
A: Do you mean 'will' and 'shall'?
The major difference is that 'shall' is both formal and very old. It was used long time ago.


I will do it.

I shall do it.

Translations of "Shell"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 嗑瓜子,it means to remove the shell of the sunflower seeds with your teeth so you can eat the nuts. Is there a verb in English like嗑?
A: That’s quite specific so I’m not sure if there really is just one word that does all of that. You can use “to crack with your teeth” which I would think would be the closest to it.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shell
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shell
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shell
A: sh as in shh (like to make someone be quiet)

ell as in the letter L

Other questions about "Shell"

Q: For shells that slip right off, place the eggs in a pot filled with enough water to cover them by one inch.

What does "by one inch" mean?
Does this mean soaking the eggs completely?
A: 1 inch = 2, 54cm (so yeah, basically drown them)
Q: When I saw this shell, I felt an impulse to go to ocean. does this sound natural?
A: Very good! Just add a the in "Go to THE ocean" :)
Q: What do you say the shell below?
A: @tomm: it really depends on location what they're called, but in the US (west coast at least) conch is the most common.
Q: What does " shells" mean?
A: Artillery shells
Q: Remove the shells of the shrimp and devein black vein. does this sound natural?
A: Shell the shrimp and remove the black vein.

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