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

The meaning of "Short" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "short" mean?
A: @Yomu_Tomi short means small in length or something.
And the meaning of short-change here is to treat yourself unfairly by giving yourself less than you deserve.
Q: What does I’m $1 short. mean?
A: You need one more dollar for something.
Q: What does I short for you. mean?
A: haha I think this is not a very useful way to learn English - it's very confusing ! and 'I wear a short for you' is still not correct. If the teacher means 'shorts' (Turkish şort) then you can't say 'a short' because shorts doesn't have a singular form. it's one of those words like 'glasses' (gözlük), 'trousers' (pantolon) or 'scissors' (makas). they don't have singular forms. So 'I wear shorts for you' is correct however it's still a strange thing to say in my opinion ;)
Q: What does short mean?
A: "curto", or "breve"
Q: What does "short of" in 381 mean?
A: It means "without doing something as extreme as ..."

Example sentences using "Short"

Q: Please show me example sentences with ✓ "short and sweet".
A: Keep your answers short and sweet.
Q: Please show me example sentences with short on.
A: “We are short on gas...”

“I guess that means we were short on luck.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with in short.
A: He lost his keys, he missed his appointment, and forgot to eat lunch. In short, his memory is bad.
Q: Please show me example sentences with not far short of ....
A: "Not far short of" means "close to"

"His shot was not far short of the goal." (His shot was close to the goal)
"Did you get a good grade on the test?" "Yes, I was not far short of a perfect grade."

If you are "far short" you are not close. You are "far from short" or the distance from an object to you is a long way off from the definition of short.
Q: Please show me example sentences with In short.
A: to explain something in fewer words.

"it was a long process, but, in short, I was accepted into college"

Synonyms of "Short" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I'm short. and I'm short in hight. ?
A: Nothing, they are the same.
"I'm short" = "I'm short in height."
In English, people just say "I'm short".
何もない。彼らは同じです。
Q: What is the difference between It's too short and It's way too short ?
A: The “way” in “way too short” adds extra force. If something is “way too short”, then it REALLY lacks in height for whatever purpose.
Q: What is the difference between short and shortly ?
A: Short is an adjective, while shortly is an adverb. The proper thing to do is to use "short" to describe nouns/things, and "shortly" to describe verbs/actions.


It is a long story, but I'll try to put it as short as possible. Here you are describing the noun, namely, you're saying that you'll make the story short.

It is a long story, but I'll try to put it as shortly as possible. Here you are describing the action, namely, you're talking about how long it will take you to talk about the story.

It is a long story, but I'll try to put it in short. Here you are again describing the noun, namely, how the story will be put by you.
Q: What is the difference between short and small ?
A: Short describes height or length. Small describes size.
For example, if person A is 5 feet tall and B is 6 feet tall, A is shorter than B.
However, if A weighs 200 lbs and B weighs 100 lbs, B is smaller than A.
Q: What is the difference between In short and In a word and To sum up ?
A: "In a word" means one word: in a word, no. In a word, yes. Very short answer. "In short" and "to sum up" both mean a short summary: In short, I like eggs. To sum up, the book is about magic.

Translations of "Short"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? short
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? « un short »
A: Comme un pantalon est "pants" en anglais, un short est "shorts."
On dirait: I need a new pair of shorts
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'm really short than you 😑 (informal)
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 「便利な物は安くていい」as short as possible
A: "This thing is cheap and useful."

Other questions about "Short"

Q: Short sleepers can perform well at work or school, even with short sleeps, and don't feel the need to take naps or sleep long on weekends. A 2014 study at the University of Pittsburgh found that a limited number of people carry a short sleep gene. does this sound natural?
A: × Short sleepers can perform well at work or school, even with short sleeps, and don't feel the need to take naps or sleep long on weekends.
✓ Short sleepers can perform well at work or school, even with little sleep, and don't feel the need to take naps or sleep long on weekends.

× A 2014 study at the University of Pittsburgh found that a limited number of people carry a short sleep gene.
✓ A 2014 study at the University of Pittsburgh found that a limited number of people carry the short sleep gene.

Q: Please show me how to pronounce he’s short.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce short.
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Q: its so short time!
它播放时间太短了! does this sound natural?
A: @CanlPan or you can say too "It's a very short time" to give the idea that it's really short, almost impossible
Q: Short of giving a science lesson; Creatine is used as a substrate for the formation of ATP. (What does "short of giving a science lesson" here means? Thanks!)
A: In this context, "short of" means "without", or "less than". The writer is saying that they do no want to give a full science lesson, but they do want to explain a few science facts.

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