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

The meaning of "Spot" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does spot me.
to shoot for 6 reps. mean?
A: Sometimes people will use a "spotter" when bench pressing at the gym. A spotter is someone who is there to help the person doing the exercise, if needed.

When someone is bench pressing for example, when they lower the bar, and raise the bar back up, that is one rep. So they want to lower, and raise the bar at least 4 times, they want to do at least 4 reps, and would like to do 6 reps.

Man in red is the spotter in the image below.
http://www.cheatsheet.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Bench-press-at-gym.jpg
Q: What does "wicked spot" in line 82 mean?
A: A bad case of indigestion.
Q: What does spot mean?
A: Depends...

I got a spot on the varsity football team.

I have a new age spot on my arm.

I need to clean a spot on the kitchen floor.

I guess most used are the ones describing something like a stain.
And the spot describing a reservation.

But others can be used fairly commonly.
Q: What does "wicked spot" in 82 mean?
A: Really bad indigestion.
Wicked can be someone or something that can harm you.
Spot just means "a little". But it could mean a small concentrated area. I'm not entirely sure of the saying, even though I know what it means.
Q: What does bald spot mean?
A: Bald spot refers to the lack of hair on the top of the head. It can vary considerably in size.

Example sentences using "Spot"

Q: Please show me example sentences with 'I've got a soft spot for someone'.
A: I've got a soft spot for Japanese girls with round faces.

I've got a soft spot for fluffy dogs.

A: 'Do you like her?'
B: 'I've definitely got a soft spot for her.'
Q: Please show me example sentences with "it hits the spot".
A: “Hits the spot” means its really delicious.
I love 순두부! It hits the spot!
Sandwiches always hit the spot for me!
(After eating a good meal) Wow, that hit the spot.
Q: Please show me example sentences with spot on .
A: His impression of Elvis is spot on. (His impression is perfect.)
Q: Please show me example sentences with spot.
A: The leopard has many spots.
Chicken pox leaves many spots on the skin.
I have a spot on my shirt from my ink pen.
Can we park in the same spot?
Let’s stop the boat here. This looks like a good spot to fish.

He was put on a tough spot when his girlfriend saw him talking to another girl.

How much do you think it costs to buy a spot during the super bowl half time show?

I wonder where the referee will spot the football.


Q: Please show me example sentences with on the spot.
A: He asked me about the party and put me on the spot. I knew he was not invited.

Synonyms of "Spot" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between We're spotted and We're compromised ?
A: “We’re spotted” would mean more like: they’ve seen us.

“We’re compromised” would mean: our very security/safety is in jeopardy. We’re in danger!
Q: What is the difference between spot and find ?
A: “To spot” means to physically see something that you couldn’t see before.

“I spotted you coming from a mile away!”


“To find” has many more meanings. It can mean to spot something that was missing. It often means to acquire something, usually something that was lost, but not necessarily. This can be a physical object, or something abstract like love.

“I found a old coin in the garden.”
“I found love in London.”
“I found that exam paper really hard.”
“Lately I find myself struggling to sleep at night.”
Q: What is the difference between spot and stain ?
A: Spots can be easily removed, but stains could permanently damage the fabric material.
Q: What is the difference between spot and note and remark ?
A: I assume by spot you mean “spotted”? As in noticing something.
E.g: “I spotted something”

Note is similar to spotted. “I noticed something over there.” Or it could be taking notes. Which would mean writing points. Eg: “I took note of the teachers lecture.” Or note as in musical note. Depends on context, really.

Remark means making a comment after someone. E.g:
“Are you free today?”
“Sure” he remarked


Or it could be to refer to mentioning something. “There’s something strange about this object” he remarked.
Q: What is the difference between spot and see ?
A: With spot there is some difficulty added to it. It's harder to spot something than it is to see something.

For example:

1. "I saw the advertisement on the billboard."
2. "I spotted my mother in the crowded supermarket."

In example 1 it is very easy to see the advertisement. The person didn't have to search for it. In example 2, because the supermarket was crowded it was hard for them to see their mother.

It's a subtle nuance between the two but if you're ever in doubt just use "see". Because "see" can be used for anything, but "spot" sometimes sounds unnatural.

For example:

3. "I spotted the advertisement on the billboard."
4. "I saw my mother in the crowded supermarket."

Example 3 seems unnatural but example 4 is fine.

Translations of "Spot"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What is that red spot called on the chin? acne or pimple? What is the difference?
A: It would be a pimple. The two words are similar, but there is a slight difference. Pimple is usually referred to only red spot (pimple) at a time. Acne is when they are a lot of pimples all over the face.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I just came to this spot in our fridge.
what does "come to" mean in this sentence? :)
A: Came to = they noticed something

It sounds like they are referring to their eyes being drawn to that spot in the fridge.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? the red spot on the neck that one has from the kissing
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? a spot on people which was when he born, its not kind of illness
A: "a birthmark"

Other questions about "Spot"

Q: there's a spot over there

what's means ? does this sound natural?
A: Saying "there's a spot over there" can be used in many different situations such as a parking spot for your car like "there's a spot to park over there" or when choosing where to sit at a restaurant or the movies you can say "there's a spot to sit at over there"

There are many other situations where you can use this phrase, but I hope this helps!
Q: "hey, i believe you missed a spot dyeing. right here, in the back of your head." does this sound natural?
A: Perfect!!
Q: It's hard to tell you that, but you've put me in a difficult spot. Now your payment is three months over due. does this sound natural?
A: of course! :) glad to help
Q: Which spot do you have the most interest in?

are you the most interested in, is better? does this sound natural?
A: I think both sound natural or passable, but "Which spot are you the most interested in" may cut back your words a little less and have more flow/sound much more natural. :)
Q: What does "a spot of" in 492 mean?
A: A little bit of.

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