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

The meaning of "Superstition" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does superstition mean?
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Q: What does superstition mean?
A:
Superstition means a belief that something supernatural will happen In relationship to an action.
For example: there is superstition that if you break a mirror you will have seven years bad luck. There is a superstition that if you walk under a ladder you will have bad luck. There’s a superstition that if you spill salt you have to throw some over your or you will have bad luck.
Q: What does superstition mean?
A: Superstitions are beliefs that people have that bring about good or bad luck.

examples:
breaking a mirror is bad luck.

wearing black on someone's birthday means they'll die.

there are many of them and each culture has different ones.

Example sentences using "Superstition"

Q: Please show me example sentences with superstition.
A: Cultural stories have superstitious elements to them, making them more interesting and memorable. Arizona's Superstition Mountain is the locus of the story of the lost Dutchman, a gold miner who found gold and died without telling anyone where to locate his gold. Many superstitions swirl around the legend of the lost Dutchman.

Synonyms of "Superstition" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between superstition and old wives'tale ?
A: They are actually the same in meaning as “Old Wives’ Tale” is described as superstitions passed by older women to their younger daughters

Translations of "Superstition"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ‎‎(Do they sound natural? )
One of interesting superstitions in Japan is that you should veil(hide?) your thumbs when you run into a funeral car.

People in the past believed that bad spirit invaded into body through space between a nail and a thumb.

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A: -- One of *the* interesting superstitions in Japan is that you should cover/hide your thumbs *if* you [*come upon*/*see*] a funeral car.

"People in the past believed that bad *spirits* invaded *the* body through *the* space *beneath one's thumbnail*."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ‎(Do they sound natural? I explain about superstitions)
If you see a swallow flying low or you see a cat washing his/her face, it will rain the following day.
But I guess these are not necessarily superstitions as a part of them has scientific basis.
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A: Sounds good! I'd be interested to hear about the superstitions.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? superstitions like “some say a black cat is a bad thing”
A: @acfrazao Superstition
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? superstition
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Other questions about "Superstition"

Q: A: Isn't there a superstition that whatever you do on New Year's Day, You'll end up doing all year long?

B: Well, yeah. Maybe.
But that doesn't make much sense, if you think about it.

this is from a certain anime.
I have a question.
What does the last ”if you think about it.” in this cotext mean ?
A: if you think about the logic behind the superstition, it doesn't make much sense
Q: There are many superstitions in Japan. For example, number 4 and 9 are unlucky. The reason is because 4 is pronounced “shi” in Japanese and its pronunciation is just like that of death. In the same way, 9 is pronounced “ku” and it is alike pronunciation of pain and suffering. That’ why they tend to avoid those numbers in their daily life. Besides, they believe their blood type decides their characteristic and future. This superstition is still trend in Japan, girls usually tell their fortune with their blood type. I think those of superstitions is just like religions for getting relief.

does this sound natural?
A: There are many superstitions in Japan. For example, number 4 and 9 are unlucky. The reason is because 4 is pronounced “shi” in Japanese and its pronunciation is just like that of death. In the same way, 9 is pronounced “ku” and it is alike to the pronunciation of pain and suffering. That’s why Japanese people tend to avoid those numbers in their daily life. Besides, they also believe their blood type decides their characteristics and future. This superstition is still trendy in Japan, and girls usually tell their fortune with their blood type. I think those superstitions are just like religions for getting relief.
Q: 1. In the Russian superstition, if you whistle at home you're going to become poor.

2. Everyone is playing outside while I sit glumly at my desk doing homework. So unfair!

3. That mall is full of specialty stores. Think they might even have a prank store.

4. A lot of malls in that country have an anchor department store, but I forgot what the name of it was.

6. (At the store) Hi, do you guys carry frying pans?

7. It's not en enclosed mall. It's open to the sky. does this sound natural?
A: 1. ACCORDING TO Russian superstition, if you whistle at home, you're going to become poor.

3. That mall is full of specialty stores. I THINK they might even have a prank store.

4. A lot of malls in that country have an anchor department store, but I forgot what the name of it IS.

7. It's not AN enclosed mall - It's an OPEN AIR mall.
Q: I don't believe in superstition but these days bad things have kept happening to me. So I am sort of turning in to believe in it. does this sound natural?
A: The only problem is the last sentence. It would just be better if you said "so I am sort of turning into a believer." :)
Q: There was a strange superstition in my family; anyone with hair whorling countre-clock-wise will have a hard time with money in their lives. I happened to have that kind of hair, and here I'm, far from being financially well-off. After all, superstition may have a self-fulfilling power. does this sound natural?
A: their lives --> his/her life
superstition --> superstitions

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