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

The meaning of "Vote" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does When the final vote came, rationality took over. mean?
A: (I don’t know how to explain this clearly so I apologize)
It means when it was time to vote for the last time, people begun to think more deeply and logically.
Q: What does a 5-4 vote mean?
A: There were 9 people who voted. 5 people voted for one side, the 4 others voted for the other side. 5-4 can be pronounced as 5 to 4.
Q: What does in a mostly party-line 54-45 vote mean?
A: A party-line vote means that the majority of members of each party voted the same way.
Q: What does "get out the vote" in 113 mean?
A: "The get-out-the-vote effort" means the work finding and organizing volunteers to call people or go door to door to encourage people to go vote, and work to find and organize volunteers to help people get to the polling (voting) places, because lots of people can't drive, have limited mobility, and so on. It is the work to get the voters out of their homes and get them to show up at the voting places.
Q: What does the vote of shares mean?
A: It looks like shares are people who hold shares in a company or more commonly, "shareholders". A vote of shares would then be a vote taken of all the shareholders to decide something within a company.

Example sentences using "Vote"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to take a vote.
A: let's take a vote
who wants to vote?
all in favour?
show of hands
we need to vote

Synonyms of "Vote" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between vote to and vote for ?
A: Vote to do something
Vote for someone
Q: What is the difference between vote and do a poll ?
A: To vote means to partecipate to a poll. If you do a poll it means you’re asking other people to vote for something.
Q: What is the difference between vote somebody and vote for somebody ?
A: Vote for somebody is a proper sentence. I might vote for Clinton.
When election slogans have to me kept short, like on a button or bumper sticker, vote for Clinton gets shortened to "Vote Clinton". Because people see it that way on buttons an bumper stickers, they may say it that way and it is acceptable in that context.
If you are not sure, use the form "vote for somebody" and you will never be wrong.
Q: What is the difference between would you vote for it ? and would you vote for this ?
A: « It » means that you are already talking about that thing, « this » means that you’re introducing it in the conversation. I don’t know if it’s clear enough :)
Q: What is the difference between They have taken a vote. and They took a vote. ?
A: technically nothing, however the first refers to something that just happened, the other a while ago

either can be used, the first one is more American though

Translations of "Vote"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? rigging the vote, manipulating the vote, what's the difference?

rigged is used to mean something such as a game or election is already pre-determined by cheating (and this word is more commonly used for these situations)

manipulating is used more with people but can also be used with things (more common with people)

however, they are both correct (to rig here is slightly more natural in my opinion)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I made cast vote yesterday
A: "I cast a vote yesterday."

"I voted yesterday."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? vote
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how is the vote going?
A: I think you meant to say "How is the election going?", yeah?

Other questions about "Vote"

Q: I gave my vote to the party. Does this sound natural?
A: Yours is not wrong, but I would just say “I voted for the party”
Q: If you ( vote? press? ) something except for "sounds natural", Please leave a instructive comment. Does this sound natural?
A: I would’ve said if you select an option other than sounds natural please leave a comment to help me correct my mistakes. Sorry... I’m getting tired.
Q: Please vote for the people whom you think most funny. Does this sound natural?
A: Please vote for the people whom you think are the funniest.
Q: "I don't understand" votes in 3...2..1... Does this sound natural?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Thank you for your precious vote Does this sound natural?
A: Try your best not to remember phrases but break the sentences into parts that you understand. It'll be more beneficial for you in the long term. :) Happy learning.

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words


HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.

Newest Questions
Topic Questions
Recommended Questions