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

The meaning of "Shovel" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does scraping you up with a shovel. mean?
A: it also means that they are going to beat you up so bad you're going to be laying on the ground and somebody's going to have to take a shovel to scrape you off the ground because you're so messed up
Q: What does You don’t have anywhere to shovel the snow too?! mean?
A: it means in there is no where to move the snow after you shovel it.
Q: What does shovel mean?
A: A shovel is a tool used to dig a hole in the ground
Q: What does to shovel off is it informal or rather rude mean?
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Example sentences using "Shovel"

Q: Please show me example sentences with shovel.
A: I shovel the dirt into a pile.
Q: Please show me example sentences with shovel.
A: Do you have a shovel that I can borrow?
Q: Please show me example sentences with shovel.
A: If it possible I would like examples sentence with both, otherwise the object shovel.

Synonyms of "Shovel" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between shovel and spade ?
A: Shovel is a tool with a long handle that is used for lifting and throwing dirt, sand, snow, etc.

Spade is a tool primarily for digging, comprising a blade – typically narrower and less curved than that of a shovel and a long handle

Example:
May i borrow your shovel?
Give me that spade, I'm going to dig the earth
Q: What is the difference between shovel and spade ?
A: A shovel is used for heavy duty sifting of soil, usually during road construction, or for clearing snow from roads.

A spade is for small time sifting, usually used for gardening
Q: What is the difference between shovelling and shoveling ?
A: Shoveling is a gerund or past participle so like to dig
I was shoveling pizza in my mouth
Shovelling is spelled wrong (well that is what I believe)
Overall they mean the same thing
Q: What is the difference between shovel and spade ?
A: A shovel usually has a pointed end (with an arrow-like shape) whereas a spade usually has a flat end (with a rectangular shape)

Here is a visual example of the difference:
https://apaddleinmypack.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/shovelorspade1.jpg

Translations of "Shovel"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shovel
A: Shovel.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? to shovel the drive way
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shovel
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shovel
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Other questions about "Shovel"

Q: 1) I have to shovel the snow away.
2) I have to clear the snow.
3) I have to shovel the snow off the roof. Does this sound natural?
A: They all work well but the first one can be cleaned up to sound more natural
I have to shovel the snow **
Q: I had to dig and shovel snow in front of my garage. Does this sound natural?
A: Another idea...

When it snows, sometimes it melts straight away. When it doesn't melt we say "the snow is lying, or laying".

"It snowed a lot last night but it didn't lie." It melted straight away.
Q: Can a small shovel shaped in pointed end used for gardening be called A SPADE?
A: Yes. If very small and held in one hand though, it would be called a "trowel".

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