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

The meaning of "Slant" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does having a slant mean?
A: Something is leaning to one side or is not completely straight up and down. Think of the Leaning Tower of Pisa for example.
Q: What does She put a new slant on the play mean?
A: To view the play from a different angle / to see it differently especially in an unfair (biased) way
Q: What does slanting mean?
A: Leaning, crooked.

The house was slanting due to the poor foundation.

The shelf started slanting after it was dropped.

Example sentences using "Slant"

Q: Please show me example sentences with slant.
A: 1. She had a slant to her eyes that made me think she was not from here.
2. I parked on a slant, so I put the parking break on.
3. If you put the word on a slant, it might look good on the design.
4. The flat roof was on a slight slant so that water would run off.
Q: Please show me example sentences with slant.
A: The past tense is slanted. This is more common.

The books on the shelf were slanted.

The pole was slanted by the wall.

The words are slanted on the page.

The line is not straight, it is slanted.
Q: Please show me example sentences with slant.
A: - The hedge grew at a slant because the ground was uneven.

- Fox News often writes articles with a conservative slant.

Synonyms of "Slant" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between slant and lean ?
A: Often we call objects “slanted” or “on a slant”, which is used as an adjective. (Slant is also used less frequently in regular conversations.) “Lean” is used for both objects and people and is a verb. Lean is also refers to the “Leaning Tower of Pisa”.

For example:
“The floor is slanted downwards, so be careful while walking across.”
“Stop leaning against the table or it’ll fall down.”
Q: What is the difference between slant and slope ?
A: Slope is for the earth/terrain
“The pasture sloped gently down to the river”

Slant is for objects
“A slanting ray of light illuminated the scene”

Other questions about "Slant"

Q: I have slant eyes Does this sound natural?
A: "I have slanted eyes" or you can say "my eyes tend to slant".
Q: "don't slants to his side. you should be neutral!"
can i say this when i'm being discriminated?
A: this doesn't really make sense but I can see what you're trying to say

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