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

The meaning of "Society" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "overwhelm" has become our society's dirty little secret. mean?
A: The state of being overwhelmed.
Q: What does so much in our society is about making more and more money mean?
A: Having money matters in our society. 😊
Q: What does a society that seems to thrive on the unexpected mean?
A: The society in this article is the society of archaeologists.

To thrive on X = To do very well/ to succeed because of X.

The unexpected = surprises, mysteries.

So, the sentence means that it seems like archaeologists do great work whenever they discover a mystery.

(Using "seems" makes the sentence softer. "Seems to thrive" = To the writer, it looks like it thrives)

I hope this helps!


Q: What does lay society mean?
A: The people (in England) who were not part of the Church. (Ie, not the priests or bishops, etc). The normal members of ordinary society.
Q: What does this society in which we live in is rather pedagogical, dont you think? pedagogical means what here mean?
A: Ah. Not a good example sentence for the word, I think. The word is most often used with a degree of distain. For example,
The professor's lecture was devoid of content and full of pedagogical theory. Hope this helps.

Example sentences using "Society"

Q: Please show me example sentences with society.
A: Our society is flawed.
The society we live in is filled with happiness.
We live in a society.
Q: Please show me example sentences with The societies have their heart in their mouth because they sell cars. .
A: Any random expressions or ones specifically targeting society and materialism/capitalism?
Q: Please show me example sentences with What is "a touch-oriented society"? could you guys give me some examples?.
A: A society that finds importance in touching.
American culture can be seen as touch-oriented compared to most Asian countries.
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Synonyms of "Society" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Our society works and Our society functions ?
A: I would say in America there is no difference. They are synonyms.

Our society works because people follow the rules.
Our society functions because people follow the rules.

Functions sounds a bit smarter, but that's the only difference.
Q: What is the difference between Mandatory Trans-Jordan has been characterized as a “standstill society,” and Delegated Trans-Jordan has been characterized as a “standstill society,” ?
A: "Mandatory Trans-Jordan" was the name of the territory (because it was set up by a mandate, the British Mandate for Palestine). There was no "Delegated Trans-Jordan".
Q: What is the difference between a Japanese society and the Japanese society and Japanese society ?
A: ”A Japanese society" = a random society that is Japanese
"The Japenese society" a society that is Japanese that has been mentioned before in a previous or current conversation--not a random one.
"Japanese society" societies in general that are Japanese
Q: What is the difference between It is common to all societies. and It is common in all societies. ?
A: It is common to all societies: All societies have this in common.
It is common in all societies: Within each society, this is a common thing.
Q: What is the difference between "in society" and "on society" and I thought we were supposed to say "in society" until I read the following sentence : there are a plethora of roles for women on society these days". this sentence is an example sentence offered by my academic writing tutor, by the way…… ?
A: It is a mistake. You're correct. Use "in society"

Translations of "Society"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 모두들 편가르는 것에만 관심이 있다.
the society is all about taking sides?
A: "society is all about taking sides" sounds good! you can add "the" at the beginning if you're talking about a specific society^•^
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Would Japanese society improve if more Japanese people spoke good English? Or will Japanese society be transformed into something like a foreign country?
A: Instead of "Or will Japanese society" you could write "Or *would* Japanese society" so that it matches the first sentence. If you want to be more formal, you can change "something like a foreign country" to "something akin to a foreign country"
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Japanese society is designed for Japanese people to live comfortably, and it is discrimination against Japan for foreigners living in Japan to judge Japan as a difficult place to live.
A: The society in Japan is designed (shaped) for Japanese people to live comfortably. Therefore, it is discrimination when foreigners living in Japan judge Japan as a difficult place to live.

(I think Japan is repeated too many times in the second sentence, so I left out 'against Japan'.)
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Other questions about "Society"

Q: How would you change the society?
if you were a politician what would you do to ensure a good life to old people that are not able to work? Does this sound natural?
A: "How would you change (this) society? If you were a politician, what would you do to ensure a good life for old people who are not able to work?"
Q: Just like other societies, there are also a few biased Korean people who are hostile to people with different culture. However it is absolutely not allowed to be rude in front of them, especially for woman. Does this sound natural?
A: "who are hostile to people" should be "hostile towards" and "it is absolutely not allowed to be rude" should be "it's absolutely unacceptable to be rude..."
Q: I always thought that, all that differs depending on the society one belongs to, is a way of thinking. Does this sound natural?
A: 友達と話してたら「水臭い」と言われてしまう可能性があるけど。。
堅い・文学的なので。 の文書の場合は上品に聞こえると思います。
Q: In traditional societies, with smaller population, everyone would get a fair deal of attention.
In the above sentence, can I replace "with smaller population" with "with a smaller population"?

There is a lot of interest as well as debate over whether it offers enough speed.
The same of this question that can I replace "debate" with "a debate" or "debates"?
A: For the first sentence I would say in traditional societies which has a smaller population. If you want to use it like that it's fine.

For the second sentence I would say no. If you want to say a debate, you're referring to a specific debate? And I think you can't use it in plural form here either.
Q: In our society, there are starving people who cannot continue to eat three meals a day and to get sustenance which we, ordinary people can get commonly. Does this sound natural?
A: "In our society, there are starving people who still don't (cannot afford) to eat three meals a day, sustenance which we ordinary people easily obtain."

You could also add "and take for granted" at the end.

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