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

The meaning of "Swipe" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does take a swipe mean?
A: Swipe can mean to hit someone with a swing of your arm.
Q: What does swipe mean?
A: Hi! There are many different ways I use the word swipe:

It is a narrow road so I hope I don't swipe the parked cars.
(That means I don't want my car to scrape the other cars as I drive by.)

To pay for the item please swipe your credit card through the machine.
(Here we are talking about sliding the credit card through the electronic reader.)

Did someone swipe your wallet?
(Swipe in this sentence means steal.)

The boxer took a swipe at his opponent and missed.
(Swipe means a swinging blow trying to hit his opponent.)

The candidate just took a swipe at her opponent.
(In this example swipe is an insult, not a physical blow.)
Q: What does to swipe mean?
A: Could be a couple of things-

If you swipe something? You stole it.
Swipe - quick motion in one direction often with a hand or arm. Like on a phone.
Swipe at someone? Try to hit them.
Q: What does swiping left
mean?
A: In the popular app called TINDER and others like it, swiping left means you don't like the person (you literally swipe their picture off your phone to the left to indicate you don't want contact with them).
Q: What does swipe your way mean?
A: now it makes sence, you swipe on your phone to find friends (BBF) on that app, make your way through means to make a path to follow to achieve something or to get somewhere, so instead of make they used swipe because it's on your phone

Example sentences using "Swipe"

Q: Please show me example sentences with swipe.
A:

1. My girlfriend swiped by sandwich.
2. I swipe my credit card to buy gas.
3. He swiped my homework.
4. The driver swiped the side of my car.
5. He took a swipe at me.
Q: Please show me example sentences with swipe.
A: Oi! Did you see that guy swipe my wallet! Give it back!
Q: Please show me example sentences with swipe.
A: The motorcycle swiped the side of my car. Luckily there was no damage.

To reject a profile on Tinder, you have to swipe left. :D

Swipe left on the screen to scroll through pictures.

Q: Please show me example sentences with swipe.
A: Can you swipe the table top for me please?
Swipe the iPad screen to the right to open it.

Synonyms of "Swipe" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between swipe and steal ?
A: Swipe literally means a kind of "swinging" or "yanking" motion (for example, at a store, you might "swipe" your card in the machine to pay)

Swipe also slang for steal, this the sense used in the image.
Q: What is the difference between swipe and thump and bash and flog ?
A: "Swipe" is the most gentle of all the words listed (swipe across the screen while playing a game on your phone)
"Thump" can be a sound effect or a heavy drop (the luggage fell to the ground with a thump)
"Bash" and "flog" are aggressive actions, "bash" is to hit, usually quick and hard (they bashed him over the head)
"Flog" is to beat with a stick or a whip (the thief was flogged)

Hope that helps :)
Q: What is the difference between swipe up and slide up ?
A: Swipe up refers to an electronic switch that is activated by sliding a finger on a screen (iPhone)
Slide up refers to anything that can be moved upwards by pushing

Translations of "Swipe"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Swipe up, swipe down,
If you refer to right or left, how do you say that? Swipe to right?
A: Swipe right, swipe left
Or swipe to the right, swipe to the left
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? swipe
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 刷卡 swipe card, swing card or other expression
A: Credit card.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? swipe documents
A: for pronunciation

Other questions about "Swipe"

Q: You swipe your finger up the screen to turn pages in books — but down the screen to turn pages in PDF documents

You slide your finger up the screen to turn pages in books — but down the screen to turn pages in PDF documents


Do both sound natural?
A: Yes both those sound natural, but swipe is a more common term for that action.
Q: Why can't I sometimes swipe left to clear notifications? Does this sound natural?
A: Why can't I sometimes clear notifications by swiping left?
Q: Please show me how to pronounce swipe up.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: which one is more natural?

1. did you swipe the spot it once for all?
w. dod you swipe the spot completely?
A: @tjstkdn I have never used it.
Q: Which sounds natural?

Please swipe the card on the machine.
or
Please swipe the card through the machine.
A: The first one! 😄

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