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

The meaning of "Suburb" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does suburb mean?
A: an area surrounding an urban city, typically residential
there are many people in America who live in a suburb and work in the city during the day.
Q: What does suburb mean?
A: A part/area of a town or city, generally on the outskirts
Q: What does suburb mean?
A: an area on the edge of a city where people live
Q: What does Living in a suburb outside a city, however, can turn that footprint into a bootprint mean?
A: I am not familiar with the last part of that expression. I can only guess that perhaps it means there is more room to move around in the suburbs, so boots might be more useful for going outdoors.

But I could be completely wrong. It is interesting; sometimes even native speakers have no idea. I hope someone else will know the the answer.
Q: What does suburb mean?
A: A suburb is a residential area that is on the outer edge of a city.

Example sentences using "Suburb"

Q: Please show me example sentences with suburb.
A: Donald Trump is begging for votes from women in the suburbs..
Q: Please show me example sentences with suburb.
A: My suburb is quiet
There are a lot of houses in my suburb

Synonyms of "Suburb" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between suburb and suburbs ?
A: suburb = singular
suburbs = plural

A suburb is a type of neighborhood.

A neighborhood is usually a small group of houses which is built close together, so they all know each other as neighbors. So the houses on both sides of the street, for one block (until it is interrupted by end streets going in the other direction) is a common neighborhood concept.

Most of the time, you don't need to pluralize it. But sometimes you need to talk about a bigger area which has a lot of smaller neighborhoods in it, so you may say "neighborhoods" or "suburbs" instead of just "neighborhood" or "suburb". Because you are talking about several at once, instead of only talking about the one that you live in. So that is when you might use the plural version.

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Using "a suburb" vs "the suburb"... in English when you say "a thing" it means in general, any example of that thing, any one of them it doesn't matter which one. But when you say "the thing" it means a very specific example of that thing, the one that you are pointing at, the one that you are talking about, the one that is red instead of all the others which are blue, etc.

So:
"I bought a cake at the store." [any cake, the details don't matter] vs "I bought the cake we talked about with the pink icing flowers on it." [a very specific cake].

So for suburb, "a suburb" is just any example of a suburb, it is not being very specific. You are probably just talking about the concept of any suburb at any place.

But "the suburb" is a specific example of a suburb, so maybe "the suburb on the left side of the street" [so that you know which one they mean] or "the suburb on the east side of town" or "the suburb that I grew up in was..." etc. There may be several of them, but you are only talking about a very specific one.

In general:
If it uses "the" in front of it, then you know it is a specific example.
If it uses "a" or "an" in front of it, then you know it is just any of them, the details don't matter.
Q: What is the difference between suburb and outskirt and rural ?
A: A suburb is a residential area. For example: an area where ordinary families live.
The outskirts of a place are the borders of said place.
A rural area is an area far from the city. The countryside.

1-I live with my family in the suburb.
2- The outskirts of the house are covered in bushes.
3- The farmers live in the rural parts of the country.
Q: What is the difference between I live in a suburb of Tokyo. and I live in the suburbs of Tokyo. ?
A: "The suburbs" is very general in meaning. it does not refer to any specific place.
"a suburb" is a specific place and you could give it a name. For example: "I live in a suburb of Tokyo. The name of the suburb I live in is Rolling Hills."
Q: What is the difference between suburb and outskirt ?
A: Search google images for the difference! It's easy!

Outskirt = More quiet
Suburb = More busy & more people
Q: What is the difference between suburb and suburbia ?
A: "Suburb" refers to a specific town, while "suburbia" is more metaphorical and represents the idea of suburbs as a whole. It can also refer to the culture shared by middle class white-collar suburban residents, as well as stereotypes that apply to them. It's usually pejorative because it's used to label the suburban lifestyle as generic and devoid of any meaning.

Here's a picture that I think kind of captures the idea of "suburbia": http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-bbv8b2tClX4/VcAwTeldjyI/AAAAAAAAP7A/oH0852qb0jI/s1600/suburbia0611b.jpg

This also: http://watchdog.org/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2013/06/Suburbia.jpg

It's a pretty complex cultural concept so I probably didn't explain it very well.

Translations of "Suburb"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? suburb
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I live in a suburb of the city. Does it sound natural? any other ways to say it? is the word suburb commonly used?
A: Suburb is the correct way to say it, and it's fairly commonly used. The way you wrote it sounds perfectly natural :)

Other questions about "Suburb"

Q: suburb
suburban area
Which is more common in daily communication ??
Q: I live in suburb of Tokyo. It’s a little far from my house to the my office. It takes an hour and a half to get the office. So I study English on the train everyday. Does this sound natural?
A: I live in a suburb of Tokyo. / I live in the suburbs of Tokyo.

It’s a little far from my house to my/the office. (Pick only one) (‘the’ is more casual in this situation)

It takes an hour and a half to get there. (or ‘to the office’ instead of ‘there’ —like the other commenter mentioned)

So I study English on the train everyday.
Q: a suburb of a city is the outskirts of it ?
Q: What does ""suburb choice" (last line) mean?


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But before joining Sessions' staff, Whitaker was publicly critical of the special counsel.

"I think fundamentally this investigation by Bob Mueller needs to be limited," Whitaker said during an interview with Sean Hannity in 2017.

In an interview to air this Sunday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told CBS News' "Face the Nation," she thinks Whitaker needs to step aside.

"I think that he should recuse himself for any review of the investigation because of statements he has made already in the public domain," Pelosi said.

In his first interview since leaving office, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he is "confident" that the Mueller probe will be handled "appropriately and with justification," though he did criticize how long the investigation is taking. Sessions declined to discuss the details of his forced resignation.

Today Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who had been seeing the Russia investigation, praised his new boss as a "suburb choice" to be Acting Attorney General.
A: It’s probably a typo. I think it’s intended to say “superb choice”.
Q: It's in the suburbs of Tokyo, so it's not so convenient, but it's easy to live. Does this sound natural?
A: I would say “it’s a little inconvenient” and “it’s pleasant to live there.”

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