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

The meaning of "Shrine" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does We decided to swing by the shrine mean?
A:
swing by is slang for saying to stop somewhere on the way to going to another place.
So here they are saying they stopped by the shrine on the to somewhere else.
It suggests that the visit to the shrine was not really planned.
Q: What does shrine mean?
A: sanctuary
holy place
place of worship
Q: What does shrines mean?
A: Algo, a menudo un edificio, para dar respeto a alguien que ha muerto. Tipicamente son personas o casas de religión.

"They built a shrine to their God of War"
Q: What does shrine mean?
A: @GabyLandegaard: el santuario

Example sentences using "Shrine"

Q: Please show me example sentences with shrine.
A: 1. Do you visit the local shrine on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day?
2. I built a small shrine to the goddess Athena when I was a teenager.
3. The neighbors decided to build a temporary shrine at the intersection where a bicyclist was killed by a reckless driver.

Synonyms of "Shrine" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between shrine and temple ?
A: Temples are structures for religious or spiritual rituals. Like church, mosque, synagogue ect. Shrine are a holy or sacred places dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, martyr, hero ect. It can be for religious purposes but it's not necessarily.
Q: What is the difference between This shrine enshrines X. and This shrine is dedicated to X. ?
A: They mean the same thing. But the second example sounds more natural. Most native English speakers wouldn't say the first example.
Q: What is the difference between shrine and temple ?
A: @hosoi: Sanctuary is a reserved place where altars, figures and sacred objects are exposed for worship and veneration. Temple is a religious building where "divinity" manifests itself or is requested. Usually it stays close to the sanctuary.
Q: What is the difference between shrine and temple ?
A: When I think of "temple" I imagine a much larger, more decorated building than a shrine. I picture a shrine as a small, humble building. However, when referring to certain things it depends for example, it is a Shinto shrine and a Buddhist temple, not the other way around even though the words are similar
Q: What is the difference between There exists a shrine near my house. and There is a shrine near my house. ?
A: They mean the same but "there exists" is very formal and almost never used

Translations of "Shrine"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 夕方1人で神社(a shrine )に行きました。
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shrine
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? shrine
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Other questions about "Shrine"

Q: I visited a shrine at January 1st. My younger sister had argued with my mother over about what time we go there. I think it was a trifle. I thought we should go soon without argument.

My younger younger sister is an examinee. She take somebody for granted that the family cooperate to her. And she considers the meaning of family cooperation as family do everything to her. Now.she likes a queen in my family. I’m sad about that.
It was the opportunity to reaffirm that. I will be the person can think what they feel. I think it’s most important to be happy .I want to show my sister what is better without scolding. I want to go shrine at January first 2019 with my family with smile. does this sound natural?
A: I will correct it for you:

"I visited a shrine January 1st with my mom and younger sister. Before we went to the shrine, my sister was arguing with my mom about what time we should go. I just wanted to leave so that they would stop arguing.

Our family is cooperative, and my younger sister takes it for granted. She thinks family cooperation means that we should do everything for her. She's like the queen of our family but not in a good way, and it makes me sad. I think the most important thing is to be happy. I want to show my sister how to be kind and appreciative, but I don't want to scold her. I just want to go to the shrine for new years with my family and have a good time."
Q: we supposed to go to shrine at january 1st. does this sound natural?
A: We *are* supposed to go to *the* shrine *on* January 1st. 👍
Q: A: Do you know there's a shrine around here?
B: A shrine? I think there is but I don't know. Oh There is one a little further away from here. does this sound natural?
A: Yes
"On second THOUGHT" is usually in conversation. You say this when you change your mind or suddenly remember something.😀
Q: shrines の発音を教えて下さい
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Q: About a shrine: I would like you to change this to more natural English please.
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Miyajima Shrine is built on the sea.
It is good to see the scenery of both high tide and low tide.
Before going to the shrine, you should check out the tide table.
The night view is also nice and mysterious. does this sound natural?
A: The scenery during both high and low tide is nice. OR You should see the scenery during high and low tide.

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