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

The meaning of "Yard" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does 300 yards. Open ground, utterly without cover. It may as well be on the moon. Everything slows. Something in Schofield snaps.

in these sentences, what does "It may as well be on the moon." mean? mean?
A: the setting he's describing is so huge and empty and flat ("open ground without cover" eg no trees) that it looks like the moon. it's kinda like saying that if he WAS on the moon there'd be no difference. it's an interesting turn of phrase, there's not really an exact equal for it, i think.

"it might as well be true" or "it may as well be true" is a common use. it basically means the facts don't matter because the outcome is the same either way. the words "may be" and "as well" come together to form it... it may be true; it would be just as well (just as good/just the same). hopefully that's not more confusing.
Q: What does The whole 9 yards mean?
A: It means everything, all of it, or all of something. Example: “They took my clothes, my wallet, my car, the whole nine yards!”(they took everything)
Q: What does yard sale mean?
A: A group of items that is unwanted by the owning individual and so they set up tables in there front yard and sell their unwanted item to people that drive by or someone looking for yard sales.
You do not need a permit of any kind to sell your things , and you can put whatever price on the item you want.
i hope this helps :)
Q: What does yard mean?
A: 1. a unit of measurement equal to 3 feet
2. the grassy area around someone's house
Q: What does you kept going forward through it all, yard by yard
what does (yard) here mean? mean?
A: A "yard" is about a meter long. So it means roughly "meter by meter."

Example sentences using "Yard"

Q: Please show me example sentences with whole nine yards. (is it actually?).
A: whole nine yards ~ a lot of information that you don't want to explain


He told me about his new apartment and the whole nine yards but I was not interested.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Whole nine yards .
A: The whole nine yards: everything possible or available.

"send in the troops, aircraft, nuclear submarine experts, the whole nine yards"

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Q: Please show me example sentences with yard.
A: The girl ate lunch outside on the yard.

A football stadium has a field that is 100 yards. (different type of yard)

The backyard looks pretty.

Synonyms of "Yard" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between yard and courtyard ?
A: 'Yard' refers to a general piece of land. It can be used more specifically to mean someone's 'backyard' or someone's 'garden'. For example: 'He has a lot of vegetables growing in his yard.' 'Yard' can also be used as a measurement (used mainly in America). For example, 'A football field is 120 yards'.
'Courtyard' refers to an outside area that is part of, and surrounded by, a building. Common phrases using 'courtyard' are: 'School courtyard', 'university courtyard', and 'public courtyard'.
Hope that helps :)
Q: What is the difference between yard and garden ?
A: In the UK a yard is called a garden. In the US a yard is an area next to a house where grass grows, and a garden is a place where flowers, vegetables, and other plants are grown.
Q: What is the difference between yard and garden ?
A: A yard has only grass and surrounds a house. A garden contains fruits and/or vegetables that are being grown. Ex The kids are playing in the front yard that I just mowed.
Ex. I'm going to water the tomatoes in the garden tomorrow.
Q: What is the difference between yard and garden ?
A: Gardens are well kept organized distributions of flowers and plants. Yards are more areas of grass around houses.
Q: What is the difference between yard and garden ?
A: In UK english, they mean the same thing often. In the US, a yard is grass, and a garden is where flowers or vegetables grow. (For rich people or royalty, who have palaces and mansions, they also have "gardens", which may include yard, flowers, fountains and such)

Translations of "Yard"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How’s the yard working coming along?
A: @vport How’s the yard work coming along? Sounds more natural.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What is yard time? It seems to have something to do with school. Is it recess?
A: @Salix yes! Yard time in that context would be recess, the setting could probably be in another English speaking country, probably why I would hardly hear it but still understand what they meant.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? 肝試し (is it, grave yard dare?)
A: You can just say "dare".

A graveyard dare would be specific to a graveyard.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? yard
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Yard"

Q: In my yard, okra flowers are in bloom and they look unexpectedly beautiful.
does this sound natural?
A: Its good but most would say it like this
"In my yard, orka flowers are blooming and they unexpectadly look beautiful."
Q: "out there in the yard"
What does "out there" mean here?
A: just a direction...the person saying this(in his house for example) must see the object who is far from him so he said out there
Q: I weeded in my yard yesterday. does this sound natural?
A: You would just say, " I weeded my yard yesterday."
Q: It's unbelievable, the whole nine yards of the area are belonging to me now. does this sound natural?
A: "I bought a house, a car, a swimming pool....the whole nine yards!"

"She studied music, chemistry, and engineering. Really, she went the whole nine yards."

It basically means you did or have everything in the eyes of whomever is saying the idiom

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