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

The meaning of "Statue" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does The statue turns his face red, holding his hands prayerfully.(authentic example)

(Is this paraphrased : The statue turns his face red and is holding/holds?) mean?
A: In this case, "holding his hands" refers to the statue positioning its hands in a certain pose.

If I raise my hand to answer a question in class, I am "Holding my hand above my head."

Specifically, the statue's hands are posed in a prayer position (google image search "praying hands" for example.) It is holding its hands prayerfully.
Q: What does a weather-worn wooden statue mean?
A: a weather-worn wooden statue = a wooden statue worn out by weather
Q: What does There’s no statue of limitations mean?
A: It's similar to having no expiration
Q: What does he stood as still as statue mean?
A: He stood absolutely still; he didn't move at all.
Q: What does statue of limitation mean?
A: It is the "time limit" to be charged with a crime.

Example sentences using "Statue"

Q: Please show me example sentences with statue.
A: There is a large STATUE of Buddha in Kyoto.

Rodin created many STATUES.

There is an exhibit of famous STATUES at the museum.

Synonyms of "Statue" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between statue and sculpture ?
A: A statue is a large monument that is likely based off a historical figure or event.
Example: This is the statue of Abraham Lincoln.
A sculpture is a small figure that can be done simply.
Example: I made a sculpture for my school project.
Q: What is the difference between "Who is that a statue of?" and "Who is that statue of?" ?
A: We almost never use the first one, we mostly use the second one. The first one sounds a little stiff and overly formal
Q: What is the difference between We've seen how some of these statues date back thousands of years. and We've seen some of these statues date back thousands of years. ?
A: The first sentence makes more sense 👍
Q: What is the difference between statue and suculpture ?
A: “A statue is a life size or larger depiction of a person or animal usually made of concrete, marble, bronze and the life. And it is life-like in appearance.
Sculpture, on the other hand, is a 3 dimensional creative object which can be made of almost any material and does not have to be life-like as a statue must be.”
Q: What is the difference between statue and sculpture ?
A: sculpture sounds more for art to me

Translations of "Statue"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? statue
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? statue
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? statues
A: it's like stachews
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 裸体(らたい)の虚像(きょぞう)=the naked statue
A: I would say "a nude statue"

Other questions about "Statue"

Q: A new life- sized statue of Gundam stands in Odaiba instead of the old one. The new one is from "Gundam Unicorn". does this sound natural?
A: Sounds very understandable, but two suggestions:

Say "a Gundam" instead of Gundam (I think a Gundam is a type of thing, not a specific thing)

Using "one" to talk about the statue for two sentences in a row is getting closer to repetitive, perhaps use "statue" or "it" for the second

This gives:
A new life-sized statue of a Gundam stands in Odaiba instead of the old one. The new statue is from "Gundam Unicorn".

(Interesting. How recently did they do the switch? That looks like some pictures I saw of the Odaiba Gundam from a couple years ago).
Q: the statues in Madam Tussauds are very similar to real people does this sound natural?
A: Grammatically this sentence is perfect but to sound more natural you might want to say "lifelike" rather than "similar to real people". Also the figures you find in Madam Tussauds are more commonly referred to as "wax figures", rather than statues. So, "The wax figures in Madam Tussauds are very lifelike" would be better :)
Q: That statue has been kind of like a landmark of this area. does this sound natural?
A: It is better to say "landmark in this area" or "landmark for this area." Not "landmark of this area."

Other than that it is fine.
Q: The statue on the avenue is truly beautiful. does this sound natural?
A: It sounds good! Just take your time with the words especially beautiful. It should sound more like -fool instead or -furl
Q: These statues are made up out of stone

or

These statues are made up of stone

or

These statues are made up from stone. does this sound natural?
A: @Eduardoakaedu: These statues are made up of stone. You can also say out of.

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