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

The meaning of "Wire" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does wire harness mean?
A: it means an assembly of electrical cable or wire
Q: What does You got my wire? mean?
A: wire used to mean telegraph message in the past. My guess wire here means "message".
Q: What does ... But I fumbled when I came down to the wire mean?
A: sort of "when the big event happened, i made a stupid mistake because i was under pressure"
Q: What does walking the wire cope mean?
A: it means, you are close to both failing or achieving something.
Q: What does wire mean?
A: http://electric-wire-and-cable.regionaldirectory.us/electric-wires-720.jpg

Example sentences using "Wire"

Q: Please show me example sentences with I'm not wired .
A:
Ah I see I wasn’t sure if you had meant to say that
“I’m not wired for this” is a bit of an uncommon phrase but it usually means that someone is not good at learning or applying skills of this subject

“I’m just not wired for physics, these formulas don’t make sense to me”

“Some people just aren’t wired for music
After all people can be tone deaf”
Q: Please show me example sentences with down to the wire .
A: "I had been procrastinating lately, and it was getting down to the wire."

"It's getting down to the wire at the World Trade Organization talks in Hong Kong."

"Down to the wire," means time is running out.
Q: Please show me example sentences with wired .
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Q: Please show me example sentences with live wire.
A: "After the storm, there was a power line knocked down near my house. I saw a rabbit touch the live wire and die."

"It's never boring when he's around, he's a real live wire!"

I don't think the "exciting person" meaning is used very often. It's an old expression. Usually it means "a wire with electricity in it".

Synonyms of "Wire" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between wires and cables ?
A: In general, wires are thin, individual strands of metal while cables are thicker bands made up of several wires.
Q: What is the difference between A wire is shaped in the form of a circular loop. and A wire is formed in the shape of a circular loop. ?
A: To me, the first example sounds slightly more natural. Saying “a wire is formed” could make it sound like “a wire is created.” However, they’d both be easily understood.
Q: What is the difference between wire and lead ?
A: Wire comprised of lead
Q: What is the difference between electric wire and electrical wire ?
A: They have the same meaning and are both correct.
However, "electrical wire" is more commonly used. 👌
Q: What is the difference between wired and awkward ?
A: Do you mean weird and awkward?

Translations of "Wire"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? this wire
A: Twist tie
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? wire
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? wired
A: @earthcake:

Other questions about "Wire"

Q: "Please wire payments in USD to ..."

In this case, what is the meaning of "wire"? Does it just mean like "arrange" or "make"?
A: Wiring payments mean making a payment electronically. Transferring money electronically from one person to another.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce I bent the wire..
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Q: the wire is entangled... you need to be patience otherwise you can't untangle it.. or you need to be patience to untangle the wire does this sound natural?
A: Patience is the noun, and patient the adjective.
We tend to not use "entangled" but "tangled" here as well.
The wire is tangled. You need to be patient when you untangle it/when untangling it." Or "You need patience when untangling it".
Q: A choke usually consists of a coil of insulated wire often wound on a magnetic core.
A: "to wind"
Q: What does "off the wire" in 252 mean?
A: News organizations/agencies sometimes get news from outside sources, which is called getting news "off the wire".

He's talking about removing the photo from circulating along the wire so news places can't get the photo.

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