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

The meaning of "Sight" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does lose sight of something mean?
A: When you think about other things too much and forget something important like your original aim. It could also mean that you are not able to see someone: i lost sight of him (I can't see him).
Q: What does Losing your sight is the least of your problems. mean?
A: Exactly when someone says that's the least of your problems it means you will have a greater problem than that initial problem :)
Q: What does He ducks out of the sight behind a shelf. mean?
A: He sneakily escapes from the scene by moving behind a shelf, away from the eyes of the people in the room.
Q: What does in plain sight from the outside world mean?
A: Something that is easily seen from outsiders. For example, if you have no curtains in your living room and your house is close to the street, your living room is in plain sight from the street. (So you have no privacy / people can easily see exactly what you are doing)
Q: What does a sight reader mean?
A: @Zobeide: Sight-reading is the reading and performing of a piece of music or song in music notation that the performer has not seen before, also called a prima vista. Sight-singing is used to describe a singer who is sight-reading. Both activities require the musician to play or sing the notated rhythms and pitches.

Example sentences using "Sight"

Q: Please show me example sentences with at a(or the) sight of.
A: I love the sight of sunshine on flowers. I was delighted to catch a sight of three large butterflies
We also have two other words which sound the same as sight. Site and cite
I visited the site of the old town. I caught a sight of the site of the old town. The building is sited in the centre of town. The site of the building is ....
When you are at university you must remember to cite all your sources of information. You must cite your references.
Q: Please show me example sentences with at first sight.
A: I fell in love at first sight.
Q: Please show me example sentences with I(we) laughed at the sight of somone ~ing.
A: Sight means a scenery or something you are looking at. In this sentence it means that when everyone saw tyler zipping across the lab they all laughed
Q: Please show me example sentences with disappear from my sight.
A: "Can you please disappear from my sight? I'm so done with you."
"It was so quick I can't believe it just suddenly disappeared from my sight!"
"You should disappear from my sight, I can't stand looking at your ugly mug any longer."
"Kid, stay close to me while I pay this. I don't you to disappear from my sight."

Synonyms of "Sight" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between The sight of beggars on city streets and the plight of the homeless may inspire sympathy but also concern. and The sight of beggars on city streets and the plight of the homeless may not only inspire sympathy but also concern. ?
A: Both have the same meaning, but the second text is a more natural way that people speak. The phrase “May not only” gives the reader indication that there are more qualities to the “plight of the homeless”
Q: What is the difference between sight and view ?
A: they can both be used to describe see just depends how you use it in a sentence example
"I see very well" or "my eye sight is very good"
"I see the comment differently" or " I view the comment in a different way"
Hope this helps a bit? 😊
Q: What is the difference between sight and view ?
A: They usually mean the same thing.
“The island is in sight
“The island is in view”
In most cases they both work.

But there is one rare case that would be different. If talking about sense of sight (senses as in sight, smell, sound, touch, taste) you can not use both.
For example if someone becomes blind and they can no longer see, they would say:
“I lost my sight” this works fine.
“I lost my view” this does not work.

But besides this rare exception, they are the same! You may never even hear it but I just wanted to tell you just in case :)
Q: What is the difference between I have near sight. and I am near sighted. ?
A: "I have near sight" isn't grammatical or natural.
The correct one is "I am near sighted".
Q: What is the difference between at first sight and at first glance ?
A: 1. They found love at first sight

2. At first glance, I thought he was cute. But he's not my type.

3. I just adopted a new puppy at the pound. When we saw each other, it was love at first sight!

4. At first glance I thought the price was only $40 but it was really $__)

Translations of "Sight"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? is that correct: “I have weak sight: I need glasses”?...
A: Your sentence is correct.
Optional: I need corrective lenses. I am nearsighted/farsighted and need glasses.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I usually faint _______ the sight of a syringe.
A: I usually faint at the sight of a syringe
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sight khác vision như thế nào
A: it's ok thanks u
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I have caught sight of a figure whom I immediately recognised as Tom.
A: That sounds correct.

Other questions about "Sight"

Q: at first sight his lack of knowledge in this field was so evident does this sound natural?
A: It is unlikely that you would "see" lack of knowledge. "From early on his lack of knowledge in this field was evident " sounds better.
Q: "Even of those who at first sight are the source of your greatest sufferings, the most unexpected thrust can be born." does this sound natural?
A: "unexpected thrust" podría funcionar (no es común) en otros contextos, pero aquí, no. "thrust" significa "gran enfasís" por ejemplo: "I thought his speech was going to be about Germany, but there was an unexpected thrust involving Poland". Aún suena un poco raro.

En su frase para decir que había una sorpresa, diría "Even those who at first seem like they will be a source of great suffering, can end up being

- good people
- a positive thing in your life
- your friends
- a good influence

Esta frase está bastante complicada, espero que se haya ayudado un poco ;)
Q: you could lose your sight once you see it directly. does this sound natural?
A: You could lose your sight if you look at it directly
Q: You can enjoy a magnificent sight of rape flowers in full bloom every spring there. does this sound natural?
A: @deris79

There you can enjoy a magnificent sight of rapeseeds in full bloom every spring.


Or use "canolas" instead of "rapeseeds"

^^
Q: What does "to the sight of" mean?


"Everything you see from your own face in the mirror each morning to the sight of the most beautiful sunset comes to you courtesy of those peepers."
A: In this context "to the sight of is not a separate grammar, it's "everything you see: your own face in the mirror, the sight of the sunset, etc. is courtesy of those peepers." "To" is connected to "from," not "the sight of"

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