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

The meaning of "Understanding" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does scientific understanding mean?
A: It refers to your knowledge in terms of science.
In other words, how much you know about scientific stuff.
Q: What does But such formal understandings were rare: relationships between Agency officials and media executives were usually social—’The P and Q Street axis in Georgetown,’ said one source. mean?
A: Agency officials and media executives usually met and talked in a less formal setting- formal in this case means “official”. They often met informally with each other at a place in Georgetown
Q: What does have an understanding (with sb) mean?
A: means to know/ comprehend something. for example “you have an understanding of how planes work”
you know/comprehend how planes work.

you wouldn’t really use this phrase casually as it’s more natural to say something like
“know”
or simply just
“understand” instead of saying
‘have an understanding
Q: What does Perhaps most important is their instinctive understanding of attention mean?
A: This seems to be a phrase from this New York Times story about young climate activists: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/opinion/climate-change-greta-thunberg.html

In that context, the writer is saying that these kids have an inborn ("instinctive") ability to understand how to attract and use other people's attention, and that this understanding might be their most important quality.

Literally: Perhaps [the] most important [thing] is their instinctive understanding of attention.
Q: What does ...I would be very pleased, if you could help me understanding the grammatical issues of this sentence. I'm wondering why there is no "s" at the end of the verb. "Beyond that lay(?) Westminster, where...etc" mean?
A: Weil "lay" das Präteritum von "lie" ist.
lies-liegt
lay-lag

Example sentences using "Understanding"

Q: Please show me example sentences with "To my understanding".
A: To my understanding you're missing paper work.
Q: Please show me example sentences with theoretical understanding.
A: working towards a theoretical understanding of systematic racism..
Q: Please show me example sentences with from my understanding.
A: "From my understanding she didn't break the rules"

"From my understanding he has a new car now"
Q: Please show me example sentences with mutual understanding.
A: Bob and Larry had a mutual understanding they would not tell each other's girlfriend that they went fishing instead of going to school.
Q: Please show me example sentences with tacit understanding and unspoken agreement.
A: There was a tacit understanding between the two men that, no matter what, they would honor their unspoken agreement.

Synonyms of "Understanding" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between i have A secure understanding. and i have secure understanding. ?
A: there isn't really a difference. But "I have A secure understanding" is the correct way to say it.
Q: What is the difference between 1. To my understanding you're missing paper work. and 2. To the best of my understanding you're missing paper work. ?
A: Both 1 and 2 essentially have the same exact meaning, but number 2 comes off as more derogatory and negative, by adding “best”. It also implies that more thought was added to it, for example you can say “to my knowledge” or “to the best of my knowledge”, the 2nd of which indicates that the knowledge has been carefully thought through, if that makes sense. Honestly, “best” on this context is more of a filler word than anything else.
Q: What is the difference between to my understanding and from my understanding ?
A: Yep, to my understanding, you are correct. There isn’t a big difference and they are interchangeable I believe. In my opinion, I think to my understanding is used more.
Q: What is the difference between had been understanding and was understanding ?
A: In the first situation the person has understanding since the begining, while in the second situation he was understanding what has been said or explained before, does not imply since when he understood, just says it was in the past.
Q: What is the difference between understanding and comprehension ?
A: Comprehension requires significant thought by the person comprehending, rather than just being told. For example, comprehending the meaning of a book or comprehending why someone did something both require thought. Understanding can come just from being told, without having to think much. However, when you comprehend something, you also understand it.

Translations of "Understanding"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? And they have helped me not only improve my understanding of the direction who I want to work in, but have also they helped me in many future projects.
A: And they have helped me not only TO improve my understanding of the direction I want to work in, but they have also helped me REGARDING MY future projects.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ●こちらの商品はご提供できかねますことをご了承くださいませ。
We kindly ask for your understanding for this product not being able to be provided.

Does this work?

A: Hi

Consider:

We regret to inform you that the product is currently unavailable.

Or more politely:

We are sorry to inform you that the requested product is not available at this time. Your understanding is appreciated.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? как это правильно перевести на русский. So I am proceeding with the understanding that you would tell me if this happens
A: ; " Поэтому я исхожу с пониманием, что вы скажете мне, если это произойдет "
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Other questions about "Understanding"

Q: When we talk about deep understanding , a lot of people think it means going from kind of nothing and doving down into the depths does this sound natural?
A: "doving" should be "diving" or "delving".

We (USA) don't always pronounce the "th" in "depths".
Q: I seem to started understanding that English is extremely idiomatic language and thus I started paying more attention at idioms. does this sound natural?
A: I started to understand that English is an extremely idiomatic language and therefore began paying more attention to idioms.
Q: In my understanding, "toilet" in British English is "bathroom" in American English. Even if there is a bathtub or shower cubicle in the same room, is that still called "toilet" in British English?
A: Normally bathroom will have toilet as well as bath or shower. Toilet will be just toilet and maybe hand wash basins. So in England we use both. Also in England you may here Bog or John for toilet
Q: i don't care if my understandings slow.
i think better way is slow and steady in learning english. does this sound natural?
A: "I don't care if my understanding of English is slow. I think it is much better to learn slow and steady. "
Q: Which tacit understanding or unspoken agreement sounds the most natural?
A: Tacit is a rarely used word. Implicit is more common. We had an implicit agreement together.

The most natural sounding way would simply be: "We had an understanding." / "We came to an understanding."

I think there's an understanding between us. (implies that there is an unspoken agreement between two people)

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