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

The meaning of "Subordinate" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does subordinates mean?
A: In military: People of a lower rank whom you command.
Work: People you are the boss of.
Q: What does subordinate mean?
A: It is a word that refers to something being of lower rank than something else. You can use it to refer to people as well.
Q: What does subordinate mean?
A: A subordinate is someone of lower rank. For example, an assistant is a subordinate to a manager.

Example sentences using "Subordinate"

Q: Please show me example sentences with subordinate.
A: 1. "And we congratulate Subordinate Officer May Gary!"
2. "All of the subordinates were resentful toward their hasty manager."
3. "I'm subordinate to the chief."

Synonyms of "Subordinate" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between subordinate and dependance ?
A: Subordinate means being lower in rank or position.

"A teacher is subordinate to the principal."

Dependance means to rely on someone for support.

"A student is dependent on a teacher for them to learn."
Q: What is the difference between subordinate and inferior ?
A: Subordinate is 下属,inferior is 下等.
Q: What is the difference between subordinate and retainer ?
A: I understand well. Thank you very much, again.
Q: What is the difference between subordinate and my men ?
A: yes, calling them “your men” sounds rude.

Saying “they work for me” or “They work under me” sounds good!!!

Translations of "Subordinate"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? subordinate
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Other questions about "Subordinate"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce subordinates.
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Q: Follow subordinates, I understand you are upset about the refusing raising your wages. does this sound natural?
A: Fellow subordinates, I understand that you are upset about the refusal of raising your wages.
Q: If don't make your subordinates to slave away they will goof off. does this sound natural?
A: If you don't make your subordinates obey they will goof off.
Q: I can handle subordinates and also keep good relations with my superior. does this sound natural?
A: The grammar is mostly ok, maybe a better version would be:
"I can handle subordinates and also keep good relations with my superiors"

However, if you said this to someone they would give you a funny look. Instead of "handle subordinates" maybe "manage teams" would be better. As well, instead of "superiors" I would say "Keep good relations with my peers"

Subordinate and Superior sound very powerful in English I think.
Q: Which sounds more natural, "My subordinates won't listen to me.", or "My subordinates don't listen to me." ?

Any advice will be much appreciated.
A: They both sound natural, but I think the "won't" in the first one implies that you've purposefully tried to get your subordinates to listen to you multiple times, but they refuse to listen, whereas the "don't" in the second one implies that you haven't purposely tried to make the subordinates listen, they just don't listen.

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