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

The meaning of "Sign" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Can I sign you up? mean?
A: Ok. Here's some context: Your friends are organizing some kind of event and want you to help them.

Friend: "Hey, Tomoyagogo, we're having a fund raiser tomorrow and are looking for volunteers to help out."

You: "Sounds interesting."

Friend: "Can I sign you up?"

If you say YES, then you agree that you will be a volunteer for them. If you say NO, then you are saying you don't want to do that.
Q: What does but what's your sign (in this context) mean?
A: It's making fun of people who believe in zodiac signs because they'd rather be with someone with a compatible sign than someone who's healthy and works out
Q: What does sign language mean?
A: It is how deaf people communicate.

Deaf = people who are unable to hear

It is expressed with hands instead of words.
Q: What does I peer closer at the sign mean?
A: @machan1114: It means that you looked closer at the sign, maybe to see what is on it.
Q: What does what's you sign? mean?
A: Means when you were born. The sign linked to your birthday. Like Aries, Virgo, Taurus

Example sentences using "Sign"

Q: Please show me example sentences with sign off on.
A: I need my boss to sign off on the edits to the contract so we can move forward with the deal.

I haven't signed off on his crazy idea, but if he can make it work I'll be excited!
Q: Please show me example sentences with sign on& sign up.
A: You could go to someone working at the bookstore and say, "Will you be getting this book in stock?" and tell them the books name. They could tell you "Yes, if you sign up we will tell you when we get the book," then you would give them your name and contact information. If they say "No, we will not be getting this book," then you would find a different bookstore.
Q: Please show me example sentences with signs.
A: "The way she's acting are signs of depression"

"Did you not see the new bus sign?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with sign up for .
A: I want to sign up for the show.
If you sign up for the show, you can win a prize.

Synonyms of "Sign" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between sign up and sign in ?
A: sign up usually means register for something for the first time
sign in means you've already registered and are simply visiting again

eg you only have to sign up for Facebook once every other time you log in to view your profile/use the website you are then signing in.
Q: What is the difference between He had made a sign but I didn't know and He made a sign but I didn't know ?
A: The "had" in the first sentence is not necessary because the word "made" already shows a past-tense. However, most Americans i know would not notice if you used either of them.
Q: What is the difference between sign and constellation ?
A: @Lexi99: a constellation is the group of stars that make up the "signs". A sign being a symbol of the zodiac such as Boar, Sheep, and Dragon. Or in America, a Taurus, Leo, or Cancer.
Q: What is the difference between sign and sign on to ?
A: It can potentially mean any of those, but I think the closest meaning is "participate".
Q: What is the difference between sign on and enlist ?
A: Sign on is used for several things but enlist is always used in the context of joining the military.. almost always anyways

Translations of "Sign"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? what does this sign say? in English
A: I believe it says “elephant king”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sign up vs sign in
A: Sign up- you need to make an account
Sign in-you already have an account and you need to connect to it
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? sign
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? these signs (! ? " - : *)
A: Exclamation point(!), question mark(?), quotation mark("), hyphen(-), colon (:), asterisk (*).
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does "stop sign" mean? what's the difference between stop sign and red light?
A: A stop sign is usually placed at an intersection that is not usually busy. a red light (traffic light) is placed at an intersection that is busy or has had accidents at it in the past

Other questions about "Sign"

Q: The sign says: Don't get inside! Does this sound natural?
A: It sounds more natural if it said:

Don't go inside!
Don't enter!
Q: 🎈7
Would you check this please?

I put a sign on the back door after my house was broken in.

" To anybody who is about to break in
Don't bother, I've been done already
No valuables left inside"

A: You just need to say "...after my house was broken into."

That's all. It's good.
Q: What is the American sign language?
A: A language deaf people use it to communicate. It is a language where you use hand actions instead of a voice.
Q: Since there are many sign board for direction, you can go everywhere without any stress. Does this sound natural?
A: You can also replace "for" with "with" to make it sound even more natural too.
Q: I slipped right next to the ''do not slip '' sign, and we all laughed at the irony. Does this sound natural?
A: Sounds perfect :)

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