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

The meaning of "Stuff" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does abstract stuff mean?
A: Abstract is something you cannot see or touch like thoughts, traits, or experiences.

If something is abstract, it means it doesn't have a physical form in anyway (you cannot see, touch, feel, smell, hear, or taste it).

Example: "please send them my love." (Love is a noun in this sentence, so it is abstract because you cannot physically touch your love to give to someone else ).

"I love them." (Love is a verb in this sentence. It is not abstract because you can measure it. You can tell someone HOW MUCH you love them).

In English, there are more abstract nouns than verbs. So Love as a noun is abstract. Love as verb is not seen as abstract
Q: What does stuff her eyes with wads of newspaper mean?
A: Using many sheets of newspaper to wipe her eyes probably because she was crying?
Q: What does free stuff mean?
A: Free. No price.
無料。値段がゼロ。
Stuff. Things. Anything, really, but mostly physical things.
物。
Q: What does stuff in this sentence mean?
A: "stuff" meaning "things" like TV shows you both like, or bands or movies.
Q: What does stuff mean?
A: Multiple things

Example sentences using "Stuff"

Q: Please show me example sentences with stuff.
A: EX: There's so much stuff here, we need to organize them.
EX: What's in this stuff? It tastes strange.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "stuff" and "thing" .
A: Stuff é usado para substantivos incontáveis e mais abstratos e Things para Substantivos contáveis e de certa forma concretos. Ex: Where are my things ( repare que o verbo está no plural), where Can I Put my Stuff ( repare que tem o mesmo significado, mas Stuff não tem plural e é mais amplo). Espero ter ajudado
Q: Please show me example sentences with stuff.
A: My stuff is over there.
Who owns all this stuff?
That's my stuff.
Is this stuff yours?
Where are the stuff I put here earlier?
I need the stuff to make the cake.
Q: Please show me example sentences with stuff .
A: Don't stuff yourself. Just eat a little and save room for dessert.

That's the stuff of nonsense!

Oh, stuff it. I've had enough of your explanations.

How much stuff can you fit in your locker?
Q: Please show me example sentences with stuff.
A: "He is very untidy, he leaves his stuff everywhere."

"I put that together with some stuff I had left over."

"What kind of stuff are you looking for?"

Synonyms of "Stuff" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between stuff and thing ?
A: stuff -- lots of things
stuff is a collective noun. so use a singular verb
Q: What is the difference between stuff and thing ?
A: stuff is a collection of things.

examples:

i have lots of stuff = i have lots of things

look at this thing = i am holding something interesting, like a cat with five legs

look at this stuff = i am holding several things, maybe that i found in your closet.

also stuff is a bit informal. you might not say it in a job interview, for example.
Q: What is the difference between you didn't have to offer up that stuff about your dad. and you shouldn't have offered up that stuff about your dad. ?
A: @Kross9182:
"didn't have to" means it wasn't necessary. It doesn't always mean that it would have been better if they hadn't.

"shouldn't have" means it would have been better if they didn't.

They can be both used in the same context and taken to have the same meaning.


Don't hesitate to ask for more if this isn't clear haha
Q: What is the difference between stuff and thing ?
A: I think:
Stuff=uncountable
Thing=one countable thing.

Perfume=I love that stuff!
Air conditioner= I love that thing!
Q: What is the difference between stuff(staff?) and thing ?
A: Good question!

stuff is very casual word that should only be used in conversation.
We often use it in place of things.
For example:
I have a lot of stuff to do today.
I have a lot of things to do today.

It can also be used at times when we can't use "things" for plural things.
What's all that stuff on the table for?

The basic nuance of stuff is things that the speaker feels is not that important or doesn't want to be too exact about.

Hope this helps.

Translations of "Stuff"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? you look both stuff...es correcto?
A: Si se refiere a mirar algo físico:
"You're looking at both things."
Si se refiere a mirar dos aspectos de una situacion:
"You see both sides."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "she's done stuff " - What that means??
A: Sometimes it’s sexual (when it comes to experience) sometimes it just means she has experience (in whatever the topic is)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? stuff
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? stuff like that
A: 이렇게
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I have to carry my stuff in the new flat or I have to take the stuff in the new flat? how to say in English? (I'm moving in a new flat now.)
A: An common way of saying is "I have to move my stuff into/to the new flat"

Other questions about "Stuff"

Q: I'm going to stuff my face with cakes, because today's my birthday! Does this sound natural?
A: Say "cake" if it is one cake (even if eat many pieces), or "cakes" if there is more than one different cake.
Q: Can you please let me know when it's 5pm? I'll deal with some stuff downtown.

or

Can you please let me know when it's 5pm? I need to sort something out downtown. Does this sound natural?
A: Need to is better.

Can you please let me know when it's 5 pm? I need to take care of something downtown.
Q: This is the stuff I told you at last week. Does this sound natural?
A: Unless you are trying to say "This is the stuff I told you about last week" you don't need the "at" 👍
Q: All the stuff in my room, like the curtain, the pillowcase and bed sheet all have the same color tone, so the room looks comfortable and restful. Does this sound natural?
A: Restful is quite an unusual adjective. Maybe 'serene' will be a good replacement
Q: What's social stuff ? Is it same as 'social thing?'
When you say, "I'm fed up with all social stuff," does it signify you don't feel like joining parties or hanging with your friends, you'd rather like being alone ?
A: It is generally the same.
If you say "I am fed up with anything social"- you are saying you want to be left alone.
No friends, no parties, nothing.

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