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

The meaning of "Uncle" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I heard 'uncle' and 'aunt' are meaning every relative older then speaker, and 'cousin' mean every relative same or younger than speaker. unlike east asian culture. is it right? mean?
A: Here are the meanings:

The brother of either of your parents = uncle
The sister of either of your parents = aunt

Your uncle's children = cousin
Your aunt's children =cousin

Hope this helps!
Q: What does great uncle mean?
A: Your grandparent’s brother.
Q: What does ‎My uncle has fixed me up with a summer job.
Does it mean I still work at that job
mean?
A: It means the uncle arranged or found a job for the person.

The person either has not started the job yet or has started and is still working at the job.
Q: What does I told my uncle that I wanted the Barbie Dream House, and he said that he would hook me up.

what does hook me up mean here? may I have another example for it? thanks a lot. mean?
A: It means he will get it for her. Usually, it implies the person is doing a special favor, or might be getting it for free. For example:

My friend said the next time I visit him in Paris he would hook me up with a list of all the best restaurants to try.

My friend works at the restaurant, so he can hook me up with free food.
Q: What does uncle pegged me all wrong

peg mean?
A: Peg means like to label. Uncle was completely wrong about me.

Example sentences using "Uncle"

Q: Please show me example sentences with uncle / ankle.
A: an "uncle" means your mom or dad's brother.

an "ankle" is the joint that connects your foot to your leg.

examples: "I'm going to visit my uncle this weekend."
"I haven't seen my uncle in a long time."
"My uncle brought me a gift."

"I twisted my ankle."
"She had a wound on her ankle."
"My ankles are starting to hurt from walking"
Q: Please show me example sentences with and Bob’s your uncle!.
A: Bobs your uncle means ‘and there you have it ‘

Synonyms of "Uncle" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between However, my uncle refuses to quit smoking. and My uncle, however, refuses to quit smoking. and My uncle refuses to quit smoking, however. ?
A: in terms of meaning? nothing
the different phrasings would come into play in a narrative, because each way flows slightly differently. one phrasing might work better in a story format than another, whether because of the phrasings in the sentences surrounding it or because the author wants to emphasize something.

the first and the last phrasings contrast the entire sentence. perhaps the sentence before discussed a frequent argument in which the author tries to persuade their uncle to stop smoking. the placement of "however" would depend on flow.

"My uncle, however, refuses to quit smoking" contrasts "uncle." perhaps the author's aunt quit, but the uncle refused

Q: What is the difference between I am visiting my uncle in Canada next month. and I am going to visit my uncle in Canada next month. ?
A: same idea
Q: What is the difference between I was brought by my uncle and I was brought up by my uncle ?
A: "brought by my uncle" means you were brought to a location by your uncle. "brought up by" means you grew up under his care.
ie: "I was brought by my uncle back to my house"
"Some our brought up by parents, I was brought up by my uncle"
Q: What is the difference between I have lived with my uncle since my father died and I lived with my uncle ever since my father died ?
A: Both of those don't sound very natural.
It could go something like: I have been living with my uncle ever since my father died
or: Up until now, I have been living with my uncle ever since my father died

Translations of "Uncle"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 큰아버지:eldest uncle
둘째 작은아버지: second uncle....right
A: Usually we just say “uncle” for all of them. But if you need to be specific “dad’s oldest/eldest brother” and “dad’s second oldest brother”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? uncle
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? mere uncle bhot he mehnati insan thay unho jo kuch hasal kiya apne mehnat se keya
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? (my uncle and aunt have two children )na forma interrogativa
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? uncle tomea volara ha jalde ja ho
A: uncle call u somone go fsst

Other questions about "Uncle"

Q: I beat my uncle on the video game match. Does this sound natural?
A: Its "I beat(or "won against") my uncle in the video game match.
Q: What doesn't like about your uncle? Does this sound natural?
A: What don’t you like about your uncle? What doesn’t she like about your uncle?
Q: I am going to meet my uncle today's five p.m. We have met 10years ago. They're too much time to talk with just two of us. I need someone to help. Does this sound natural?
A: I’m going to meet my uncle today at 5pm. We haven’t met for 10 years. There’s been too much time for it to be just the two of us talking. I need someone to help me.

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Q: When I was young, I thought my uncle speaking in English on the phone is really cool. Does this sound natural?
A: Use was instead of is! "When I was young, I thought my uncle soeaking in English on the phone was really cool"
Q: I ______ (go) to my uncle's birthday party this Saturday.
I have to use Present Simple or Present Continuous tense?
A: I'm going to my uncle's birthday party this Saturday.

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