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

The meaning of "Shorts" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I wear shorts when i’m lounging at home mean?
A: ‘Lounging’ means relaxing and being lazy. So the sentence would mean ‘I wear shorts when I’m relaxing and being lazy at home’.
Q: What does take it right in the shorts mean?
A: Ok yes, shorts cover the upper half of your legs, including your genitals. It can also mean underwear. Of the all the parts of the body those garments cover. Being hit in the genitals is what would hurt the most.

"take it right in the shorts at work"

This is a metaphoric use. The speaker was not actually hit. They got in trouble or were made to look foolish at work. Metaphorically a painful and embarrassing experience.
Q: What does don't get your shorts in a knot mean?
A: Don't be overly upset or emotional about something so trivial
Q: What does "I don't do shorts" mean?
A: Think you meant “I don’t so shots”. Refers to alcoholic shots
Q: What does I'm changing into shorts really quick mean?
A: 😂😂 That's a bit funny. It means that you are taking off your pants and putting on shorts quickly or in a fast manner.

Synonyms of "Shorts" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between high-waisted shorts and high-waist shorts ?
A: i have only heard people refer to them as “high-waisted shorts.” never “high-waist shorts”
Q: What is the difference between I would never wear shorts like this and I would never wear shorts like these ?
A: “Like this” would refer to the way your wearing the shorts and “like these” would refer to the type of shorts.

So the first sentence would mean “I would never wear shorts this way” and the second would mean “ I would never wear this pair of shorts
Q: What is the difference between I would never wear shorts like this and I would never wear shorts like these ?
A: It's just a little formal mistake. When you talk about "jeans" you should use "these", because the noun is plural. You can use "this" when you have just a singular name, for example "a pair of jeans like this"

Translations of "Shorts"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? have you ever weared to shorts
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shorts
A: Supongo que te refieres a pantalones cortos, no hay diferencia.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shorts
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shorts ou bermuda
A: Shorts or shorts

Other questions about "Shorts"

Q: I just got outside wearing shorts. It's colder than I thought. does this sound natural?
A: I just went outside wearing shorts, I didn't realize it was this cold.
Q: Hey, that shorts is totally lame isn't it?
does this sound natural?
A: Hey, those shorts are totally lame aren’t they?
Q: This shorts are 20 dollars. does this sound natural?
A: these shorts are 20 dollars/bucks
Q: 1. why you have not graduated?

2. why you like short shorts?

3. why your smile is beautiful? does this sound natural?
A: 1. Why have you not (yet) graduated?
2. Why do you like short shorts?
3. Why is your smile beautiful?
Q: The shorts gave to me was by my mother when I was 9 years old . I remember I often wear the clothes at that time does this sound natural?
A: "The shorts were given to me by my mother when I was 9 years old. I remember wearing the clothes at that time often."
This sounds more natural

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